Feel the Bite with the New Pesto Princess Basil & Chilli Pesto

Words: Crush

Pesto Princess Basil & Chilli PestoSay hello to the brand new addition to the royal range you know and love – Pesto Princess Basil & Chilli Pesto! If you love a chilli kick, then this one’s for you. And if you’re vegan, or aspiring to eat more plant-based meals, then it’ll satisfy you too as it’s dairy-free and 100% vegan friendly.

It’s the pesto you’ve all been waiting for…  Pesto Princess Basil & Chilli Pesto

Pesto Princess was born 20 years ago in the kitchen of Capetonian, Kathleen Quillinan. Since then, the iconic pesto jar has found its regular place in foodie fridges across South Africa. The business has weathered the challenging journey from craft market trader to national supermarket and restaurant supplier.

Today, Pesto Princess has a team of 60, all working at the ‘Palace’ where an extensive range of homemade pesto sauces, pastes, soups and dips is produced and distributed throughout South Africa.

The creative team at Pesto Princess agonised over this new pesto in the range. Should it have cheese like the popular Thai Pesto, or shouldn’t it? After endless tasting sessions the team unanimously voted for the vegan version. There was so much flavour delivered by the fresh basil and green chillies alone, that the new product simply did not need pecorino. In fact, it tasted far better without it.

To top that, for years #LoyalRoyals have been asking for something that will satisfy chilli fans… and this latest addition to the range is certainly for those who like it HOT!

5 epic ways to use the new Pesto Princess Basil & Chilli Pesto

  1. Slather it on avo toast.
  2. Drizzle it over steaming pasta.
  3. Spoon it onto a perfectly griddled steak.
  4. Top your burger for an extra flavour punch.
  5. Whip it into your next stir-fry.

Where to get Pesto Princess Basil & Chilli Pesto

To find your jar, head to the fridges of top SPAR stores in the Western Cape, and lookout for it shortly in Pick ‘n Pay and Checkers.

Pesto Princess Basil & Chilli PestoStand a chance to WIN!

To stand the chance of winning one of five Pesto Princess Basil & Chilli hampers, head on over to the Crush Instagram feed to find out how to enter to win.

*Note: Competition closes on 31 October 2018. Delivery of the prize will be in the Western Cape only.  Prize includes: a selection of Pesto Princess pestos and pastes, an embroidered apron and crackers.

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  1. good morning, please advise where to find your product nowadays as I’m battling to find it. used to find it at the big pnp,

  2. 🙁 Disappointed that only Instagamers can enter to win the Pesto Princess Hamper, no option for non-Instagramers.

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