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Recipe for Garlic Scape Pesto

This recipe for Garlic Scape Pesto is a delicious way to add a lot of flavor to pasta, chicken, fish, bread or even beef. Save it today!
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Course: Condiment, sauce
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Garlic Scrape Pesto, recipe for garlic scrape pesto
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 2 8 oz. jars
Author: Rachel Quenzer


  • Food processor


  • 10-15 garlic scapes
  • 3 cups basil
  • 1 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2-1 cup parmesan cheese
  • 3/4 cup pine nuts
  • 2 Tbsp. freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Combine all the ingredients in a food processor. If you can't fit them all at once because of the bulk, add a little at a time and blend until it's all broken down.
  • Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Remove 20 minutes before using.
  • Add to bread, pasta, fish, beef or chicken!