Recipes and Cooking Garlic Scape and Basil Pesto Rather than all basil, blend up a pesto with a handful of chopped scapes or green garlic. Their subtle garlic notes make the perfect addition to this pesto sauce (a delicious crostini or pasta topping). By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on June 28, 2018 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Blaine Moats Total Time: 10 mins Servings: 16 Yield: 1 cup Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 ¼ cup chopped garlic scapes or green garlic ¼ cup packed fresh basil leaves ¼ cup finely shredded Parmesan Reggiano cheese ½ cup olive oil Salt and black pepper Directions In a food processor combine chopped scapes or green garlic, basil leaves, Parmesan cheese until finely chopped. With the processor running, add olive oil in a steady stream until combined. Add additional olive oil to reach desired consistency. Season to taste with salt and black pepper. Serve on crostini, pasta, or grilled chicken. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 67 Calories 7g Fat 1g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 16 Calories 67 % Daily Value * Total Fat 7g 9% Saturated Fat 1g 5% Cholesterol 1mg 0% Sodium 58mg 3% Protein 1g Vitamin C 2.5mg 13% Calcium 22mg 2% Iron 0.1mg 1% Potassium 18mg 0% Folate, total 4.5mcg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.