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Garlic Scape Pesto Linguini Recipe

Garlic Scape Pesto Linguini

  • Author: The Kilted Chef
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 2 Servings 1x


Units Scale
  • 1 lb of tender young garlic scapes
  • Juice of 1/2 lime
  • 1 cup fresh grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 3/4 cup slivered almonds
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh Basil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 oz linguini cooked, drained and 1/2 cup pasta water reserved.
  • Shaved parmesan cheese


  1. Incorporate the garlic scapes, lime juice, olive oil, almonds, and the herbs in your food processor for approximately 3 to 4 minutes. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  2. Place in mini mason jars use what you need and freeze the rest for later.
  3. Place some olive oil in a sauté pan, add the linguini and heat through, add  1/2 cup garlic scape pesto and a few tablespoons of reserved pasta water, heat through.
  4. Top with fresh shaved parmesan.
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Category: Entrees, Pasta, Recipes