Sautee Scapes with Red Pepper and Almonds Sautee Scapes with Red Pepper and Almonds

Author: Canadian Living

Sautee garlic scapes make for a quick side dish. Green beans are also delicious prepared this way.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: May 2004


  • 3 cups cut (1-inch/2.5 cm pieces) garlic scapes
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup diced sweet red pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper
  • 1/3 cup toasted slivered almond


In saucepan of boiling salted water, cover and cook scapes until tender-crisp, about 2 minutes. Drain and chill under cold water; drain well. (Make-ahead: Wrap in towels and refrigerate in airtight container for up to 24 hours.)

In large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat; cook garlic scapes, red pepper, salt and pepper, stirring occasionally, until softened, about 4 minutes. Stir in almonds.

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 334 mg
  • Protein 4 g
  • Calories 120.0
  • Total fat 9 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat 1 g
  • Total carbohydrate 9 g


  • Iron 11.0
  • Folate 17.0
  • Calcium 7.0
  • Vitamin A 10.0
  • Vitamin C 65.0
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Sautee Scapes with Red Pepper and Almonds