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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: 259 calories, 12g fat (7g saturated fat), 32mg cholesterol, 214mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 4g fiber), 11g protein.

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