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Pesto Corn Recipe

“This great side is one of my very favorite comfort foods.” Bright flavors of pesto bring out the natural sweetness of corn in this clever combination. Laurie Bock — Lynden, Washington
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:3 servings


  • 1 package (16 ounces) frozen corn, thawed
  • 3/4 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 tablespoon prepared pesto


  • 1. In a small microwave-safe dish, combine all ingredients. Cover and cook on high for 2-3 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 3 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup equals 259 calories, 12 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 32 mg cholesterol, 214 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 11 g protein.