Garlic Scape Pesto

Garlic Scape Pesto

Ingredients:

1 c. Garlic Scapes, cut into pieces
1/2 c. Basil
1/2 c. Parmesan Cheese, cut in chunks 1/2 c. Olive Oil
1/3 c. Almonds, lightly toasted

1/2 tsp Lemon Juice Salt & Pepper to taste

Steps:

1. Put scape pieces, parmesan chunks & roasted almonds in food processor. Process until the texture is similar to coarse sand.

2. Add olive oil, lemon juice, salt & pepper. Process to combine. 3. Taste and adjust lemon juice, salt & pepper to taste.

Hint:

This pesto can be rolled in plastic wrap & frozen. To use it later, you can slice it with a knife to create medallions for flavoring a dish or shave it with a vegetable peeler to dress up a pizza. Of course, you can defrost the whole thing if you want to use it as a dip.

This recipe is from Patricia and Fred Ramp, Go Garlic CSA members.

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