Today’s Harvest – Garlic Scapes – Nut Free Garlic Scape Pesto

Time to make some pesto!  Garlic Scape Pesto is a fresh and delicious take on pesto.  Easy to make, it is great as a dip, spread or on pasta.  This is also a nut free recipe using sunflower seeds.

 

Nut Free Garlic Scape Pesto
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Recipe type: Spread, Sauce, Condiment
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Serves: 6-10
 
Garlic Scape Pesto is a fresh and delicious take on pesto. Easy to make, it is great as a dip, spread or on pasta. This is also a nut free recipe using sunflower seeds.
Ingredients
  • 6 garlic scapes, chopped
  • ½ cup freshly grated parmesan cheese
  • ½ cup freshly grated Asiago, Romano, or other hard cheese
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • ¼ cup sunflower seeds
  • ¾ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Place the garlic scapes, parmesan cheese, lemon juice, and sunflower seeds in the bowl of a food processor. Drizzle the olive oil over the mixture. Blend until the pesto is a brilliant green color and smooth in texture. Season with salt and pepper.

 

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