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Grilled Nectarine Pasta

The beauty of this grilled nectarine pasta is its simplicity. At its core, it's a flavor pairing suggestion. There’s no official quantities or directions, so you can adapt the dish to your taste.
Course Main Course, Salad
Author Quelcy Kogel


  • pappardelle or fettuccine pasta
  • Olive oil
  • Pesto
  • Salt & pepper
  • grilled corn
  • grilled nectarines
  • Fresh mozzarella or burrata
  • Smoked/grilled chicken
  • Fresh basil to garnish


  • Prepare the pasta according to the package instructions and to your desired texture preferences. Toss the cooked & drained pasta with olive oil, then stir in the pesto. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Add the grilled corn, nectarines, and mozzarella, and stir to combine.
  • Fold in the smoked/grilled chicken, or serve it on the side to keep the pasta vegetarian. Garnish with fresh basil.
  • Alternatively: Serve everything over a bed of garden greens instead of pasta for a robust salad option that can serve as a main dish.