Garlic Scape Butter

Garlic scapes are the flower stem of the garlic plant. They appear in early summer right around the end of June, curling out of the top of the garlic plant. The scapes can be used as you would use garlic or onion. They are delicious sautéed, pickled, or turned into butter or pesto. 


INGREDIENTS
• About 6 garlic scapes
• 2.5 sticks unsalted butter, room temperature
• 2 tbsp lemon juice (if you have it on hand)
• ½ tsp salt

INSTRUCTIONS
1. Add garlic scapes to food processor or blender and mince. If you only have a knife, that will work too! Just chop the scapes very finely.
2. Add butter, lemon juice, and sea salt and blend until combined
3. Store in the fridge for up to two weeks or in the freezer for a few months. 

Recipe adapted from [http://www.emmafrisch.com/2014/06/garlic-scape-lemon-butter.html]