Tagliatelle with Fresh Corn Pesto

55 mins (prep 45)
11 ingredients
makes 6 first-course servings
Pesto is traditionally made with basil, pine nuts, garlic, Parmesan, and olive oil. Here, the classic Italian sauce is re-imagined with corn in place of the basil. The finished dish has a creamy richness that's reminiscent of carbonara.

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Serving Size (99.7 g)
Servings 6
Amount per Serving
Calories 338.66 Calories from Fat 180.36
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 20.04g 184.96%
Saturated Fat 2.69g 80.7%
Trans Fat 0.03g %
Cholesterol 5.67mg 11.34%
Sodium 762.46mg 190.62%
Total Carbohydrate 34.16g 68.32%
Dietary Fiber 2.09 g 50.21%
Sugars 5.02 g %
Protein 7.49g 89.89%
Vitamin A 55.47IU% Vitamin C 0.4mg%
Calcium 31.57mg% Iron 1.8mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
bacon slices, fresh corn kernels, large garlic clove, coarse kosher salt, freshly ground black pepper, plus, freshly grated parmesan cheese, or, torn fresh basil leaves