Garlic Scape Pesto

Garlic Scape Pesto

by Clayton Sutton 1 year ago
4.4 (9)
108 kcal
5.6 g carbs
Description

Garlic scapes, the curled flower from the top of a garlic plant, are abundant at farmers markets and CSAs (community supported agriculture shares) in spring and make an easy, fragrant pesto that can be spread on bread or crackers, put on pasta, used with fish, and as a substitute for garlic, onion, or scallions! Add to sandwiches, pasta, lamb, and fish dishes. Tastes great mixed with mayo.

Ingredients
  • 1 pound garlic scapes, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 1 ¼ cups grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • ground black pepper to taste
Directions
  1. 1. Blend the garlic scapes, Parmesan cheese, olive oil, lemon juice, and pepper together in a food processor until smooth.
Nutrition Facts
serving: 3 1/2 cups
calories: 108 kcal
carbohydrates: 5.6 g
protein: 2.4 g
saturated fat: 1.7 g
cholesterol: 3.1 mg
sodium: 57.5 mg
fiber: 0.4 g
sugar: 0.3 g