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Garlic Scape Cilantro Swiss Chard Pesto

Garlic Scape, Cilantro, Swiss Chard Pesto

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes


  • 1 bunch garlic scapes
  • 1 bunch swiss chard leaves only
  • 1 bunch cilantro stems removed, washed well
  • 2/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Blanch swiss chard leaves in boiling water for 30 seconds, just to remove chalky taste. Rinse under cold water and squeeze out water.
  2. Put blanched swiss chard, garlic scapes and cilantro in the bowl of a food processor and process until still slightly chunky.
  3. Gradually pour olive oil in to feeder tube and continue processing until smooth.
  4. Season with salt and pepper.