Things to do with garlic scapes…
Blitz some stalks into a garlicky pesto. If you’re a hardcore garlic fan, leave out the basil altogether in favor of the scapes. Otherwise, substitute garlic scapes for up to half of your greens and proceed as usual.
Fold chopped and sautéed garlic scapes into frittatas or our scrambled eggs.
Chop garlic scapes into little coins and add to stir-fries and fried rice.
Finely dice a couple of garlic scapes and and mix into a vinaigrette. (They also make a tasty addition to green goddess dressing.)
Throw whole scapes on the grill,toss with olive oil first.
Fold chopped scapes into a dip for grilled meat or roasted veg.
Cut garlic scapes into 6-inch pieces and pickle them. (Think pickled green beans or thin kosher dill pickles.)
Sauté scapes and use them as a pizza topping. Don’t forget to save any leftover sautéeing oil for drizzling.
Mix chopped scapes with a stick of butter to make a garlicky compound butter for grilled or pan-fried fish.