Pesto Mash

Pesto Mash

Categories: Pesto, Sides & Salads

Serves: 4 (for a side dish) Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes



  • 450g potatoes, Maris Piper or King Edward
  • 120g Filippo Berio Tomato & Ricotta Pesto
  • 2 tbsp Filippo Berio Extra Virgin Olive Oil


  1. Cut the potatoes into even-sized pieces and place the potatoes into a large pan of cold, salted water. Bring to the boil, cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes until completely cooked.
  2. When the potatoes are cooked, drain and add the Filippo Berio Tomato & Ricotta Pesto. Mash the potatoes with a potato masher or even better, a potato ricer and season with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Serve with a drizzle of Filippo Berio Extra Virgin Olive Oil.

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Tomato & Ricotta Pesto

Based on an age old Sicilian recipe, Filippo Berio Tomato and Ricotta Pesto combines the sweetness of tomatoes with the rich smoothness of ricotta cheese, combined with fine Filippo Berio Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Simple to prepare, memorable to experience.

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