September 2017 Recipe of the Month

Kathy’s Garlic Scape Pesto

A great way to use garlic scapes! Can’t wait to try this recipe. 

Ingredients and method:

Place following ingredients in bowl of food processor and process until nuts are finely


1 cup olive oil

1 small lemon, juice and shredded zest

1/2 cup shelled pistachio nuts


1 pound garlic scapes, chopped into 2 inch lengths

Process until desired consistency.


1 1/4 cups shredded Parmesan cheese

1/2 teas. kosher salt

1/4 teas. freshly cracked pepper

Process until well blended.


Spoon into glass jars. Drizzle a thin layer of olive oil over pesto to prevent browning.

Store in refrigerator. May be frozen.

Can also add fresh herbs of your choice: basil, dill, thyme, etc.

Can be used to dress pasta, in soups or stews, added to salad dressings, dips, or

hummus. Use your imagination and enjoy!


Kathy Kinghorn