Garlic Scape Dip

A quick cheesy garlicy dip or spread
Prep Time 20 mins
Course Appetizer, Condiment, Snack
Calories 4824 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 7 oz garlic scapes with seed heads removed (or not removed if they are young and tender about 23 scapes
  • 2.5 Tbs lemon juice
  • 1 Cup extra virgin olive oil EVOO
  • 1/3 tsp Himalayan sea salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 12 oz Parmigiano cheese
  • 12 oz cream cheese
  • 2 radishes diced finely

Instructions
 

  • Cut the seed head off the garlic scapes and chop the scapes into smaller lengths e.g. half inch to 1 inch pieces – give or take. If young and tender seed head can be left on.
  • Add chopped scapes, lemon juice into a food processor and puree.
  • Drizzle EVOO into the filler tube on the food processor while running in slow speed.
  • Add salt, pepper.
  • Cut the cream cheese into chunks and roll in the Parmigiano cheese to coat. (This helps it blend more evenly.)
  • Place half the combined cheeses in the processor and pulse.
  • Place the remaining combined cheeses in the processor and pulse/puree until completely smooth.
  • Hand stir in the diced radishes and enjoy.
  • Serving suggestions: on sandwiches, burgers, etc. as a condiment; dip with veggie crudets or crackers.

Nutrition

Serving: 1TbsCalories: 4824kcalCarbohydrates: 118gProtein: 160gFat: 423gSaturated Fat: 151gCholesterol: 606mgSodium: 7371mgPotassium: 869mgFiber: 7gSugar: 17gVitamin A: 7239IUVitamin C: 100mgCalcium: 4873mgIron: 10mg
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