Garlic Scapes Pesto
Recipe type: sauce
Cuisine: Italian
Prep time: 
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Serves: small mason jar full
An amazing seasonal dish for garlic lovers everywhere...
  • ½ cup coarsely chopped garlic scapes
  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup pine nuts, toasted golden brown
  • ⅓ cup Parmesan cheese
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  1. In a food processor, process the garlic scapes, basil and lemon for 30 seconds.
  2. Add the nuts and cheese and process for another 30 seconds.
  3. Add in the salt and pepper to incorporated, as desired.
  4. Slowly drizzle in the olive oil as you continue to run the food processor, to desired consistency.
  5. Use the pesto in your fave dishes.
Recipe by The Crunchy Canuck at