Garlic Scape and Swiss Chard Pesto

garlic scape and swiss chard pesto Condiment
Garlic Scape and Swiss Chard Pesto
  • Prep 5 min
  • Total 10 min
  • Servings 4

This flavorful pesto is made with garlic scapes, which are found at farmers' markets in early spring. MORE+ LESS-

Updated August 4, 2016


cup finely chopped garlic scapes
cup chopped swiss chard leaves
cup dry roasted almonds
cup freshly grated romano cheese
Kosher salt, to taste
cup extra virgin olive oil


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  • 1
    Add the scapes, swiss chard, almonds, cheese and salt to the bowl of a food processor. Process to desired consistency. While running, drizzle the olive oil in a thin stream down the shoot and into the food processor.
  • 2
    Spoon pesto onto hot, cooked pasta and stir until combined. Alternatively, this can be used as a spread on bread (for sandwiches, with fresh mozzarella or just eating).

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