Recipes from our Farms

Garlic Scapes

garlic scapes

Garlic scapes come out around late spring to early summer and are a delicate stem that grows from the bulb of a garlic plant. They can be used like a chive or scallion and have a wonderful garlic or onion flavor. Check out best ways to use them and a recipe below, from Chef Thi at Powisset Farm

Best way to use:

Pickled or made into a relish 

Roasted and added to pasta or pizzas 

Add to a fried rice recipe

Garlic Scape Frittata
8 large eggs 

½ cup finely grated Parmesan 

3 large fresh basil leaves, torn into pieces 

1 tsp. minced fresh parsley, chopped 

1/4 tsp. kosher salt 

1/8 tsp. freshly ground black pepper 

3 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil 

1 cup thinly sliced garlic scapes, trimmed tips removed 

1/3 cup whole-milk ricotta 

Step 1

Preheat oven to 400°. Whisk the first 6 ingredients in a medium bowl; set aside. Heat oil in a medium ovenproof nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlicscapes; sauté until soft, about 6 minutes. Reduce heat to low. Stir in egg mixture. Spoon dollops of ricotta evenly over. 

Step 2

Cook until frittata begins to set, about 2 minutes. Place in oven; bake until just set, 7-9 minutes. Slide the frittata onto a platter. Cut into wedges; serve hot or at room temperature.