Print Recipe

Sauteed Garlic Scapes


  • 2 large handfuls of fresh garlic scapes tips removed and cut in half
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil or butter
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground pepper


  • Place the olive oil or butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat for 15 seconds.
  • Toss the scapes into the skillet and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • Toss the scapes with tongs while they cook, making sure to not burn them.
  • Remove from the skillet once they are crisp-tender or al dente, about 3 minutes. Serve immediately.