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A beautiful picture of carrot top pesto in a mason jar.

Carrot Top Pesto

Michelle Baldwin, Rollin' Local
This carrot top pesto can be added to fish, veggies or chicken for the perfect zip! Enjoy on everything!
Course Sauce


  • 1 Clove Garlic
  • 1 TBSP Raw Pine Nuts
  • 2 TBSP Raw Pumpkin Seeds (Green)
  • 1/2 tsp Red Pepper Flakes (Optional)
  • 1 Bunch Carrot Tops
  • 1/4 Cup Fresh Basil
  • 1/4 Cup Finely Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 1 Lemon Juiced
  • 1/4 Cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Salt & Pepper To Taste


  • Process garlic, nuts, seeds, and red pepper flakes in a food processor until a paste forms. Add in carrot tops, basil, parmesan, lemon juice and process until a puree forms. Add in the olive oil and process to combine, season with salt and pepper.
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