With a couple of bunches of garlic scapes from the CSA, some grape seed oil, & a food processor I made a small jar of bright green garlic scape oil. It was quick and simple. I think this will work nicely as a finishing oil, in salad dressings, and in marinades. It will top grilled veggies & meat, hummus, and other foods to add color & flavor.
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To make the garlic scape oil:
2 bunches of garlic scapes
1 tsp cream of tartar (this gives the green color a little 'kick')
1 tbsp kosher salt
1-1 1/2 cup grape seed oil (I use this because it is nearly tasteless & light allowing the flavor of the scapes to shine)
s&p to taste
Cut the garlic scapes into 2-3 inch pieces. Add the cream of tartar & salt to boiling water and then drop in the scapes. Remove them from the boiling water in 1 minute and drop into ice water to stop cooking. Drain the scapes and pat dry with a paper towel. Place scapes into a food processor or blender with about 1/2 cup of oil. Turn on food processor and let it run till the scapes are broken up and nearly pulverized. Add more oil to get the consistency & taste you are happy with. Add salt & pepper to taste. I am keeping it in the fridge in an air tight jar.