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Carrot Top Pesto

Carrot Top Pesto

  • Author: Shannon Doleac
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 10 mins


  • 1 cup rough chopped carrot top leaves
  • 1 large garlic clove, rough chopped
  • 6 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil (Kasandrinos)
  • 1/4 tsp. sea salt
  • 1 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 3 tbsp. toasted pine nuts
  • 1/3 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese


  1. Add carrot leaves, garlic, olive oil, salt and lemon juice to the bowl of a food processor. Process until well combined (pausing to scrap down sides).
  2. Add pine nuts and pulse until minced.
  3. Add Parmesan and pulse until well combined.
  4. Enjoy pesto as you would any other pesto – as a dip, a dressing, a marinade, or a drizzle!