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Pan-Roasted Carrots with Mint and Parsley

Ingredients: 1 1/2 pounds carrots, cut on a diagonal into 3-inch-long pieces, halved lengthwise 1/2 cup low-sodium vegetable or chicken broth 4 teaspoons olive oil Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 1/3 cup chopped mint 1/3 cup chopped parsley 2 - 3 teaspoons fresh lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest Directions: Place the carrots, broth, and 1 teaspoon of the oil in a large skillet and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Cover, reduce the heat to medium, and continue to cook until the carrots are tender, 12 to 14 minutes. Uncover and cook, stirring, until the liquid has evaporated and the carrots are lightly browned, another 2 to 3 minutes. Season with 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Meanwhile, combine the mint,...

Carrot Top Pesto

If you are lucky enough to find local carrots with the tops still on don’t throw out the leaves. One of the things I like to make with the leaf tops is Carrot Top Pesto. It is easy, delicious, nutritious, and helps decrease food waste. My recipe uses walnuts for brain health and cancer protection, nutritional yeast for that wonderful umami flavor, and is delicious on pasta, sandwiches or even pizza. Recipe courtesy of our Friends at Pharmacy In Your Kitchen. Please follow them for more delicious recipes! Ingredients: 2 cups carrot tops, no stems, washed 1/2 cup basil leaves packed 1/3 cup walnuts 1/4 cup nutritional yeast 1 garlic clove 1/2 cup olive oil salt and pepper Directions: Place all the ingredients except the oil in a food...

Carrot Hummus

Here is a carrot hummus recipe I made over the weekend. It was a win with my family and I want to share it with you! Ingredients 2 cups of baby carrots or 8-9 medium organic carrots peeled and cut into 2-inch pieces and halved to make 2 cups. 1 BPA free can of chickpeas, water drained, and saved ¼ cup olive oil separated into approximate 1/8 cup portions 3 rounded tablespoons tahini 2-3 garlic cloves 1 T lemon juice 1 t cumin 1 t turmeric + additional to sprinkle on carrots prior to roasting 1 t miso paste ¼ cup chopped cilantro Salt and Pepper to taste Pumpkin seeds, roasted Directions Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Toss carrot sticks with some of the olive oil (about ½...