Garlic Scape and Cannellini Bean Hummus

With a bright, fresh garlic flavor that's like a cross between scallions and bulb garlic, garlic scapes—the curly green shoots of hard-neck garlic varieties—add a pungent bite to this hearty hummus made with cannellini beans. Serve it with fresh pita, crudités, or toasted baguette slices.

Garlic Scape Hummus
Garlic Scape and Cannellini Bean Hummus
With a bright, fresh garlic flavor that's like a cross between scallions and bulb garlic, garlic scapes—the curly green shoots of hard-neck garlic varieties—add a pungent bite to this hearty hummus made with cannellini beans. Serve it with fresh pita, crudités, or toasted baguette slices. See the recipe for Garlic Scape and Cannellini Bean Hummus »Farideh Sadeghin

MAKES 1½ CUPS

INGREDIENTS

3 tbsp. lemon juice
2 tsp. ground cumin
5 garlic scapes, roughly chopped
1 (15-oz.) can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
1 holland chile, stemmed and roughly chopped
¼ cup olive oil
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

INSTRUCTIONS

Combine lemon juice, cumin, garlic scapes, beans, and chile in the bowl of a small food processor and purée until smooth. With the motor running, slowly add olive oil. Season with salt and pepper.