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Marinara Vs Pesto sauce

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by MAJOR METAL, Mar 10, 2013.

Marinara Vs Pesto sauce

Poll closed Mar 20, 2013.
  1. Marinara Sauce

    15 vote(s)
  2. Pesto Sauce

    12 vote(s)
  3. Carrot Sauce

    4 vote(s)

    MAJOR METAL The Beagle Father Supporting Member

    Howdy friends :)

    Whats your preference, marinara or pesto sauce? For me, pesto is starting to overtake my preference for marinara sauce.
  2. slobake

    slobake resident ... something

    I prefer having pesto with a friend.

    MAJOR METAL The Beagle Father Supporting Member

  4. fdeck

    fdeck Supporting Member Commercial User

    Mar 20, 2004
    Madison WI
    HPF Technology LLC
    Lumps of pesto on pizza FTW.
  5. Bassist4Eris

    Bassist4Eris Frat-Pack Sympathizer

    Considering your sig line, I'm not surprised! ;)

    Yeah, I love pesto. One of my favorite quick and easy recipes:

    Take a premade pizza crust (Boboli or similar) and smear pesto over it the way you would normally use red sauce. Then slice up a tomato and lay the slices on until they cover the pizza. Then top with shredded parm, and bake according to the directions on the crust package.
  6. paste


    Oct 3, 2011
    I in all seriousness, like the carrot sauce/dressing the best of the three. The carrot dressing at my work is probubly the best carrot dressing (home made) ive ever had. In fact so good that other restaurants are stealing it and calling it there own. So pretty much we had to stop making them in bulks and only put them in small cups in individual salads.


    Edit: I don't know why theese people are trying to use a spoon to eat a salad :confused:
  7. Ziltoid

    Ziltoid I don't play bass

    Apr 10, 2009
  8. Pesto all the way. My kids favorite meal is grilled chicken & sauteed mushrooms in pesto with bowtie pasta. Mine too.
  9. Care to share the recipe? Sounds good....
  10. thats a tuff question. i do like good red sauce. pesto is killer on a pizza crust. not listed is alfredo sauce but i dont care much for that anyway. gotta go with carrots on this one.
  11. Tendril


    Sep 28, 2004
    Cleveland, Ohio
    Really depends on the day, and which restaraunt I'm in. Some are better at pesto, some are better at marinara.
  12. Godfather


    Feb 4, 2001
    Pesto is actually not a sauce, is it ?.....seems more like a condiment to me
  13. slobake

    slobake resident ... something

    My wife and I live walking distance from a great farmers market. Every fall we buy a lot of basil and make enough pesto for the whole year. We put it in mason jars and freeze it. We can usually do the whole thing in one or two afternoons.
    The jars of pesto also make nice gifts.
  14. Joe Gress

    Joe Gress

    Dec 22, 2005
    Pueblo, CO
    Pesto by far.
  15. MatticusMania

    MatticusMania LANA! HE REMEMBERS ME!

    Sep 10, 2008
    Pomona, SoCal
    I havent had enough pesto to prefer it to marinara, but I dont eat a lot of marinara, either.
    I tend to make a tomato based sauce full of various veggies.
  16. RED J

    RED J Lol

    Jan 23, 2000
    Marinara is great, pesto is phenomenal.
  17. i could use a gift. (hint, hint)
  18. tplyons


    Apr 6, 2003
    Madison, NJ
    Bolognese > Pesto > Marinara
  19. A well made marinara the bomb! But Pesto is great in its own right though.
  20. mellowinman

    mellowinman Free Man

    Oct 19, 2011
    There's a guy I know who makes the best Pesto sauce, and his name is Basil.

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