Earth Day Carrot Top Pesto
Earth day calls for no wasting. This carrot top lemon pesto is a great alternative to your basil pesto and does just that. It utilizes every part of the carrot and is just as delicious, maybe more so than your traditional pestos.
  • CourseAppetizer, Snack
  • 16bunch carrot green tops
  • 1/4 cup toasted nuts(I used almonds)
  • 1/4cup Romano grated cheese
  • 1clove garlic
  • 3tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • zest1 lemon
  • 2tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  1. Place all ingredients in a small food processor and mix until smooth.
  2. Add black pepper to taste and adjust lemon and oil.
  3. Serve with vegetables, or whole wheat pita chips or even on your sandwiches or pasta! Yum!
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