Roasted Baby Carrots & Okra with MykChilli Carrot Top Pesto

Carrots aren't exactly the most exciting dish to serve to your family but the MykChilli Chefs have created a recipe that will leave you dressed to imPESTO! Roasted baby carrots & okra with a pesto dressing to add to all the goodness and flavour of the vegetables. Serve it as a side for your next roast dinner!


For the Pesto, blend together:

  • Carrot tops from 1 large bunch of carrots
  • 1/4 cup Mint Leaves
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1/2 cup peeled and chopped almonds
  • Juice from 1/2 a lemon
  • Zest from 1/2 a lemon
  • 3-4 tablespoons EVOO
  • 1 teaspoon green MykChilli sauce
  • Salt & pepper


Marinate 1 large bunch of halved carrots & okra in: EVOO, 1 teaspoon Red MykChilli sauce, dried parsley, oregano, salt & pepper. Bake in oven for 15 mins or until glistening. Top with the carrot top pesto and serve!