Garlic Scape Ideas & Recipes:

Garlic Scape Uses:

  • Add raw to your salad as a substitute for green onions

  • Add chopped bits to your eggs or omelets 

  • Chop and mix in with mashed potatoes

  • Chop down to 2-in lengths and sauté in olive oil or butter over medium heat, adding salt and pepper to taste.

  • Add to your stir-fry dishes

  • Chop or mince into your favorite homemade salsa or bruschetta recipe
  • Puree and add to your marinara sauce for any pasta dish
  • Add as a topping on your homemade pizza
  • Chop in a food processor into small bits and use as seasoning for soups and stews. Put remaining in ice cube trays and freeze for later use
  • Toss with olive oil and salt and pepper and put on the grill.
  • Pickle them!
  • Make garlic scape pesto (see recipe).
  • Make hummus
  • Add to cream cheese or sour cream to make a quick dip/spread
  • Chop and use as a garnish on any dish or soup 
  • Dehydrate and grind down to make garlic scape powder and use as a substitute in any recipe that calls for garlic powder
  • Chopped scapes will freeze or dehydrate nicely!

Garlic Scape Pesto:
1 cup finely chopped (pureed) scapes

1 cup olive oil

1 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
1 Tbs fresh lemon juice

1/8 tsp salt

optional pepper to taste

Blend or send scapes thru your food processor. Blend together scapes, oil, lemon, salt/pepper.

Blend in your cheese and puree well. Freeze or can for preservation.

Here are different ways to use the pesto:

  • Use as is for a cracker spread

  • Use as a spread on sandwiches; also a treat when mixed with mayo/miracle whip
  • Mix with melted butter or olive oil and spread on a French or Itailan loaf to make garlic bread
  • Toss with Pasta or use in your lasagna dish
  • Mix 1tsp in Olive oil and dip fresh bread into
  • Add desired amount into spaghetti sauce for more flavoring
  • Spread on pizza crust and add your toppings
  • Spread on Chicken and grill or bake
  • Mix in with you eggs or wisk into eggs for Quiche

Garlic Scape Hummus:
​2 cans of chick peas (garbanzos) drained
1 cup sesame seeds or Tahiti

2 tablespoons olive oil

1/2 cup lemon juice

1/2 cup fresh chopped garlic scapes

Place the ingredients in a blender on high until a thick paste forms. Salt to taste.
Optional: add your favorite curry, to taste.

White Bean and Garlic Scapes Dip:
1/3 cup scapes

1 Tbs fresh lemon juice

1/2 tsp coarse sea salt

option pepper to taste

1 can cannellini beans, rinsed and drained

1/4 cup olive oil
In food processor blend scapes, lemon and salt/pepper. Add beans and process to rough puree. with motor running add olive oil.

Pulse in 2 or 3 Tbs water, or more, until mixture has consistancy of a dip.

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Recipes and Fresh Ideas

Though we cannot take credit for creating these recipes ourselves, we do highly recommend them! Some recipes have been altered from its original, based on our personal taste. We will try our best to share links back to each original recipe. The possibilities and combinations are endless of course, so have fun and experiment. We hope you enjoy and please feel free to send us your recipes!

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