Garlic Scape Pesto Recipe

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Garlic scapes are the serpentine curls on the top of developing garlic plants, removed by growers to enhance growth of the underground bulb. They are milder than regular garlic, but still have enough 'zip' to satisfy garlic lovers. This quick and easy pesto, equally good on pasta or vegetables, is an ideal way to take advantage of their very short window of availability.
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Ingredients
  • 1 cup coarsely chopped garlic scapes (about 10 scapes)
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 cup walnuts, pine nuts or sunflower seeds
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice , more if preferred
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt, more if preferred
  • water, as needed
Container: food processor
Directions
PREP
10 mins
COOK
0 mins
READY IN
10 mins
  • Place all ingredients into food processor and puree (smooth or coarse, as desired). Add water, 1 tablespoon at a time, to desired consistency. Taste for seasoning; add more salt or lemon juice as needed.
  • Will keep, covered and refrigerated, for approximately one week.
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