3-Ingredient Roasted Carrots with Pistachio Pesto
3-Ingredient Roasted Carrots with Pistachio Pesto
  • prep: 10 min
  • cook: 45 min
  • total: 55 min
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  • Summary

    In Epi's 3-Ingredient Recipes series, we show you how to make great food with just three ingredients (plus staples like oil, salt, and pepper). Often unused carrot tops shine in a nutty pesto drizzled over sweet roasted carrots.

    Ingredients

    • 2 pounds young carrots, trimmed, peeled, plus 1 cup coarsely chopped carrot tops
    • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt, divided
    • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
    • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped roasted, salted pistachios, divided
    • 2 cups (loosely packed) basil leaves, plus more for serving

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 245 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 15 g 22.45%
    • Saturated Fat: 2 g 9.61%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 942 mg 39.27%
    • Calcium: 94 mg 9.38%
    • Potassium: 888 mg 25.38%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 7.46%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 26 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 8 g 32.27%
    • Sugar: 12 g
    • Protein: 5 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 3 g
    • Vitamin A 758.65%
    • Vitamin C 23.03%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables4
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total2 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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