Wow! This was delicious. I did not find the garlic flavor overpowering at all. I used whole wheat spaghetti for an even healthier treat. I just wish that garlic scapes were available all year round, because where I live you can only find them at the farmers market during the summer. Thank you for helping me utilize a new ingredient in such a flavorful way.
I made this for dinner and before we finished we all wanted to make it again for dinner the very next night! I am not sure you can imagine the taste by just reading the ingredients in this recipe, but it is worth trying to find out. I did not have garlic scapes so I used chopped jar garlic instead. I used 2 Tbsp, which, while it tasted wonderful, was a little hard on my stomach. I will probably try it next time with 1 Tbsp garlic. Better yet, I would like to track down garlic scapes and try that. I also used canned parmesan, which I had on hand, and now I am really looking forward to trying this with freshly grated parmesan. Also, the fresh ground pepper really rounded out the flavors. I cannot say enough about this recipe it was so simple and so very good.
This was quite a dish, it was the best pasta I've ever had, I would recommend it to anyone!!
Good, DD's (5 years old & 20 months old) liked this pasta dish although i found it quite strong in garlic flavour. I made our gluten free by using a quinoa rice pasta. It was my first try of garlic scapes which came in our local organic produce basket this week, along with organic spinach, I used freshly grated Romano cheese from a local italian shop instead of Parmesan as that is what I had on hand, organic olive oil, organic butter, grey sea salt, a perfect salt, plus the freshly ground black pepper.