garlic scape pesto recipe

Garlic Scape Pesto

Christina (Vine and the Olive)
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Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Appetizer, Main Course, Salad, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine Italian


  • 1/4 cups Pine Nuts
  • 1 cup Scapes

    Roughly Chopped

  • 1/2 cups

    Olive Oil

  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 cups


  • 1/2 tsp Lemon Juice
  • 1/4 cup Basil chopped
  • Pepper to taste


  • Place pine nuts in a dry saucepan to lightly toast them, constantly shaking the pan so as not to burn them before placing them in the mixer.
  • Add scapes, olive oil, salt and freshly grated parmesan with lemon and basil and mix on high until you get a nice fine texture. Taste and add pepper to your liking.
  • Serve over pasta, on breads, pizza, as a salad dressing. Whatever you like! 
Keyword Basil, Olive Oil, Pine Nuts