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Time
15 mins
Serves
8

Make your own garlic scape pesto. It's quick, delicious and full of flavour!
The scapes were so fresh and gave a really unique earthy taste to the pesto which worked perfectly with the pine nuts and parmesan.

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1115 projects »
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  • How to make pesto. Garlic & Pine Nut Pesto - Step 1
    Step 1

    Thinly slice the garlic scapes.

  • How to make pesto. Garlic & Pine Nut Pesto - Step 2
    Step 2

    Crush the pine nuts with a mortal and pestle.

  • How to make pesto. Garlic & Pine Nut Pesto - Step 3
    Step 3

    Fry the scapes for a few minutes with a little oil to soften.

  • How to make pesto. Garlic & Pine Nut Pesto - Step 4
    Step 4

    Add the pine nuts and toast until golden.

  • How to make pesto. Garlic & Pine Nut Pesto - Step 5
    Step 5

    Pour the toasted nuts and scapes into a blender and add the basil.

  • How to make pesto. Garlic & Pine Nut Pesto - Step 6
    Step 6

    Grate in the parmesan, drizzle in the olive oil, squeeze in the lemon juice and season with salt and pepper.

  • How to make pesto. Garlic & Pine Nut Pesto - Step 7
    Step 7

    Blend and serve with bread or on pasta.

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