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Garlic Scape Pesto

Garlic Scape Pesto

  • 1 pound garlic scapes
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 6 tablespoons Parmesan cheese
  • ¼ c.  sunflower seeds
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon salt

Coarsely chop the scapes and pulse in a food processor. Add olive oil, cheese, sunflower seeds, lemon juice, salt and process until the pesto forms a coarse paste.  Serve over pasta, mix into a grain salad or spread on toast or crackers..great with fresh tomatoes! To freeze, pack the pesto into 1/2 pint jars. Pour a thin layer of olive oil over the top, fasten the lid and freeze.

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