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Recipe: Basil and garlic scape pesto

Recipe: Basil and garlic scape pesto

Garlic scapes make a fantastic addition to pesto. Author: Kamil Bialous & Clinton Hussey

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Recipe: Basil and garlic scape pesto

A fresh, garlic pesto perfect for scattering over pizza and salads.

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Ingredients

  • 4 to 5 fresh garlic scapes, cut into 2"-long pieces (discard the bulb)
  • 1 to 2 cups fresh basil leaves
  • 1⁄2 to 1 cup freshly grated Parmesan
  • 1/2 cup walnuts or slivered almonds, toasted
  • 1/3 to 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil or cold-pressed canola oil


Directions 
1
Place everything except the oil into the bowl of a food processor.

2 Pour the oil in a thin stream through the feed tube while pulsing, scraping down the sides of the bowl occasionally, until the mixture is pureĢed. Serve immediately.

Makes about 2 cups

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Recipe: Basil and garlic scape pesto