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Carrot Greens Pesto

Carrot greens are delicious (similar to parsley) and nutrient-dense, but often get thrown out. Use them up in this flavorful pesto and enjoy as a sauce, dressing, or dip.

Total Time 10 minutes
Author Noelle


  • Carrot greens , roughly chopped
  • Any additional greens of choice (ie. collards, kale)
  • Avocado
  • Raw pumpkin seeds
  • Fresh garlic
  • Lemon, peeled or juiced
  • Pinch sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Water, as needed


  1. Using a blender or food processor, blend as much of each ingredient as desired to your preferred consistency. More avocado will make it more creamy and like a guacamole, more seeds will make more texture, and use as much water as needed to get to your desired thickness.

  2. Taste. Assess flavor. Adjust ingredients and seasonings. If unsure exactly how much of an ingredient to start with, start with a lesser amount and then you can always add more after tasting.

  3. Enjoy as a sauce, dressing, or dip.