Spicy Cilantro Carrot Fries

-Preheat oven to 400 F
-Cut carrots into small (about 2 inches long) sticks (we are making fries here, cut them to about the size of a french fry!)
-Toss carrots with 1 tbsp of olive oil and spread out in flat in a single layer on a baking sheet
-Bake for 20 minutes
-While the carrots are baking, add garlic, cilantro, jalapeno, lime juice, salt and pepper, and cumin to a food processor.
-Start processor and while running slowly add the olive oil. Process until smooth.
-Remove carrots from oven and transfer to a large bowl. Toss with pesto. Return to oven for an additional 5 minutes.

Serves 6

prep time:
cook time:5 min
ready in:
  • 12 large carrots
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, roughly chopped
  • 1 cup tightly packed cilantro leaves
  • 1/2 jalapeno pepper, roughly chopped
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • Dash of salt and pepper
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 cup olive oil