Garlic Scape Pesto

6-8 garlic scapes chopped
1/2 c. grated Parmesan Cheese
1 tbsp lemon juice
1/4-1/2 c. toasted sunflower seeds
1/4 – 1/2c. olive oil     salt and pepper to taste

Place the garlic scapes, cheese, lemon juice and sunflower seeds in the bowl of a food processor. Drizzle the oil over the mixture and blend until pesto is a brilliant green and smooth in texture. Season with salt and pepper.   Great over pasta or use on bruschetta.

If using over pasta toasted sunflower seeds may be added later just before serving.