Ricetta: Delicious Carrot Top Pesto

Carrot Top Pesto.

Carrot Top Pesto
You can have Carrot Top Pesto using 9 ingredients and 4 steps. Here is how you achieve it.

Ingredients of Carrot Top Pesto

  1. Prepare 1 cup of fresh carrot greens, washed and trimmed.
  2. It’s 1/4 cup of fresh basil leaves.
  3. You need 3 tbsp of unsalted sunflower seeds (shelled).
  4. Prepare 2 clove of garlic, chopped.
  5. Prepare 1/2 tsp of salt (to taste).
  6. It’s 1 tbsp of lemon juice.
  7. Prepare 1/2 cup of olive oil.
  8. It’s 1 lb of pasta, cooked.
  9. Prepare 1/2 cup of parmesan cheese (optional).

Carrot Top Pesto step by step

  1. Place greens, basil, seeds, garlic, salt, and lemon juice in a food processor/chopper or blender..
  2. Process, gradually adding the olive oil, until the components are chopped fine and blended..
  3. Toss, a tablespoon at a time, with hot cooked pasta. Add parmesan cheese, if desired..
  4. Store any leftover pesto in the refrigerator. It will keep for a couple of weeks. Since the cheese is added later, you can also freeze it..