Farm Fresh Garlic Scape Pesto
Pesto made with fresh basil and garlic scapes
- 1 cup garlic scapes, cut into 1- to 2-inch pieces
- 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves
- 1/3 cup pine nuts
- 1/2 cup grated blend of Parmigiano-Reggiano and Pecorino Romano cheeses
- 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
- 1/2 tsp lemon juice
- salt and pepper to taste
In a food processor, blend the garlic scapes and basil for 30 seconds
Add the pine nuts and blend for another 30 seconds
While the pine nuts are blending, slowly drizzle in the olive oil
Add the grated cheese, lemon juice, and pepper and blend.
Taste and add salt and pepper as needed.