June 10, 2012

Garlic Scape Pesto Recipe

From our farmers comes this recipe, in case you still have last week's scapes sitting around:

Garlic Scape Pesto
This packs a flavor punch! Yummy!

Ingredients:
  • 6-7 garlic scapes
  • 1/3 cup pumpkin seeds or pine nuts
  • 1/4 cup basil leaves, parsley, arugula or spinach (if desired)
  • 1/4 cup parmesean cheese
  • salt to taste
  • juice from half a lemon
  • olive oil, about 3/4 to 1 cup

Directions:
Put all ingredients in a food processor and pulse to blend. With processor running, pour olive oil over the mixture. Blend until pesto is spreadable. Serve over pasta. Pesto can also be frozen.