Garlic Scapes Pesto

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PREP TIME

10 min

TOTAL TIME

10 min

Makes

1 cup

Garlic Scapes Pesto


Ingredients

  • 1 cup chopped garlic scapes , in 1-in. pieces
  • 1/3 cup toasted pine nuts
  • 1/3 cup grated parmesan
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 4 tsp lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp salt

Instructions

  • Pulse garlic scapes with pine nuts in a food processor until finely chopped. Add parmesan and pulse twice. With motor running, slowly add oil through feed tube until almost smooth. Add lemon juice and salt. Season with pepper.
  • Use pesto right away over pasta, crostini, salad and pizza or transfer to a glass jar, seal and refrigerate up to 3 days. It can be frozen in ice cube trays for future use up to a month.

Kitchen Tip

  • Use garlic scape pesto in the same way you would use in any pesto: toss with pasta, salad dressing, or toss with vegetables like blanched green beans.
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