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Garlic Scape Pesto

Garlic Scape Pesto | Easy to make and utterly addictive. You will want to top everything you make with this Pesto!
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins


  • 1 cup garlic scapes cut into pieces
  • 10 fresh basil leaves
  • 1/4 almonds you could use pistachios, pine nuts or walnuts
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese
  • Salt and white pepper to taste, if desired
  • 1/2 cup good quality olive oil


  • Combine the basil leaves, garlic scapes, and almonds in a food processor. Pulse until everything is broken up into small chunks.
  • Add the parmesan cheese, salt and white pepper. Pulse briefly.
  • Turn the food processor on and slowly add the olive oil until the pesto is the consistency you like.
  • Remove and transfer to an air tight container, pop in the fridge until needed.
  • Or just shove it all in your mouth immediately, whatever works for you.
  • You can use this over pasta, crostini, sandwiches or for dip for some great crackers. However you use it make lots because it will be gobbled up quickly.
  • Serve with a big old garlic scape loving smile!


Recipe Source: Cravings of a Lunatic