Spinach and Garlic Scape Pesto




2 cups spinach leaves, rinsed and dried

1/2 cup roughly chopped garlic scapes

1/4 cup grated Parmesan-Reggiano cheese

1/4 cup EVOO

2 tbsp unsalted butter

salt & pepper


  • Place spinach, garlic scapes and cheese in a food processor. Pulse until chunky.
  • With machine running, pour in EVOO in a steady stream.
  • Process until smooth.
  • Add butter and salt and pepper (to taste), and continue processing until really smooth.
  • Enjoy on your favourite pasta, pizza, grilled meats, or in dips!