Garlic Scape Pesto

Garlic Scape Pesto

A brilliant garlic scape and herb pesto that brings out the best of the garlic season. Mild, mellow, and lovely flavors. Perfect for pasta, breads, ricotta, grilled veggies, fish, chicken, and beef.

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Garlic scape is an edible stem & flower that grows out of the garlic stalk. Lovely, light, mellow.
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In a food processor add a handful basil, parsley, and garlic scapes. Add 1/2 C olive oil, S&P.
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Blend, scrape down sides a few times. That’s it! A bright herb pesto with a smooth garlic flavor.
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Use with ricotta, garlic bread, pasta, grilled veggies, fish, roast chicken, seared steak.
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Look for garlic scapes at your local farmer’s market or plant your own! Get a ‘hard neck’ variety.
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Garlic Scape Pesto

A brilliant garlic scape and herb pesto that brings out the best of the garlic season. Mild, mellow, and lovely flavors. Perfect for pasta, breads, ricotta, grilled veggies, fish, chicken, and beef.
Prep Time10 mins
Course: Main Course, Side Dish
Servings: 6
Calories: 209kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup fresh herbs parsley, basil
  • 1 cup garlic scapes
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • salt & pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Blend all in a food processor and mix until smooth.
    Store in an airtight jar and top with some olive oil to keep a fresh green color.

Nutrition

Calories: 209kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 11mg | Potassium: 55mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 842IU | Vitamin C: 23mg | Calcium: 70mg | Iron: 1mg