Piemontese peppers with pesto
A beautiful recipe from Sacla. Established in 1939, Sacla’ is still a family owned and run business based in Piedmont, north-west Italy. Sacla’ are the original Pesto Pioneers, with a huge number of Italian recipes all made in Italy by Italians, for Italians. As well as an award winning range of Pesto and pasta sauces, Sacla’ also produce a range of Italian ingredients and antipasti. The core Sacla’ range is on sale in Asda, Co-op, Morrisons, Ocado, Sainsbury’s, Tesco and Waitrose as well as online and through independents and cash and carry stores.
4 large red peppers, halved and seeded
4 tomatoes, cut into quarters
3 garlic cloves, finely sliced
4 tbsp Sacla’ Free From Basil Pesto
5 tbsp olive oil
1 small handful leaves of basil, to garnish
Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas mark 4
Arrange the peppers cut-side up in a baking dish
Put the tomatoes and garlic inside the cavities of the peppers
Spoon in the Sacla’ Pesto and drizzle with oil
Season and roast for 45 minutes, until peppers are soft and tender and slightly golden
Spoon over juices and scatter with basil before serving.