Spring Time Garlic Scape Pesto

photo credit: Bobbi Misiti

Ingredients

  • a handful of garlic scapes -- approx. 12-18, chopped into 1" pieces
  • approx. 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese - or a chunk or two, cubed
  • approx. 1/2 cup Asiago cheese - or a chunk or two, cubed
  • 1-2 TBSP fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts
  • 3/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

Place the garlic scapes, Parmesan cheese, Asiago cheese, lemon juice, and pine nuts in the bowl of a food processor. Drizzle the olive oil over the mixture. Blend until the pesto is a brilliant green color and smooth in texture. Season with salt and pepper.

Photo Credit: Sam Misiti

Notes:

Garlic scapes are a spring delicacy, enjoy this recipe!

You can get high quality, extra virgin olive oil from here.

High quality sea salt is available from here.

 

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