Spinach & Garlic Scape Pesto

READY IN: 5mins
Recipe by FrVanilla

This recipe is to use up the garlic scapes I received in my CSA basket. "Garlic scapes (also known as garlic tops, garlic shoots, green garlic, spring baby garlic, garlic spears, early garlic greens, or garlic “flowers”) are the curly tipped, extremely tasty green shoots that grow from “heads” of hardneck garlic. " From Plan B Orgarnic Farms.

Top Review by karen in tbay

Absolutely divine and garlicky - i cooked fresh spinach for the 10 oz frozen, used the 3 cups fresh spinach 5 mns from the garden and instead of parmesan cheese we used asiago. Such a brilliant green color and tasty. We put 1/2 cup into snack bags to freeze flat then put them all 7 bags into a large freezer bag clearly labelled as there will be many more bags of various pestos! This is my first spinach pesto and my first year learning all about garlic scapes which I plan to grow in my own garden next year

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Add all ingredients except oil to a food processor.
  2. Begin to process and slowly drizzle in oil until smooth.

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