Roasted Carrots with Carrot Top Pesto
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Serves: 3-4
  • 1 lb carrots with tops still attached
  • 2 tsp butter or ghee, melted
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • ¼ cup walnuts
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • ⅛ tsp salt, or to taste
  • ⅛ tsp pepper, or to taste
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. For carrots, toss carrots in melted butter or ghee and salt, and roast for 20 minutes until tender.
  2. For pesto, place walnuts on a baking sheet and add to the 400 degree oven for 8 minutes until toasted. Let cool slightly. Add 1½ cups of the carrot greens, garlic, and toasted walnuts to food processor and pulse. Add olive oil and salt and pepper until everything is finely chopped and thoroughly combined.
  3. Serve carrots with pesto.
Recipe by Vibrant Life Army Wife at