Roasted Carrots & Carrot Top Pesto

Didn’t know you could use the carrot tops to make pesto? Learn how to make a delicious pesto sauce that pairs perfectly with the roasted carrots you’ll create, while at the same time preventing food waste. Not only is it a clean and vegan dish that tastes incredible, but it’s packed with fiber, vitamin A, and calcium to keep your body strong.



  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F
  2. Wash carrots and remove the tops, setting them aside. Drizzle carrots with avocado oil, salt and pepper, then place on baking tray 
  3. Bake for 40-45 minutes, flipping them half way through 
  4. While the carrots are baking, remove the thick stems from the carrot tops and place them in a food processor. Add the rest of the ingredients to create pesto, blend till smooth 
  5. Add more olive oil, salt, or pepper to taste. Serve the carrots with the pesto!