Garlic Scape Soup

By: Deborah DeBord
Posted on: 05/21/2018

This lovely, creamy, savory soup enhances the delicate garlic-asparagus flavor of the scapes. You may use the garlic scape flowers as well.

Garlic Scape Soup

Garlic Scape Soup

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Course Soups & Stews
Cuisine American, Gluten-free, Vegetarian
Servings 4 people


  • 3 cups garlic scapes cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves or ½ teaspoon dried thyme
  • 3 cups chicken broth divided
  • 1 cup cream
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper


  • Sauté the garlic scapes and onion in the olive oil over medium heat until the vegetables become soft. Add the thyme at the end.
  • In a food processor, puree the vegetables and add chicken broth as needed to make a smooth paste.
  • In a saucepan, heat the vegetable puree and add the remaining broth. Bring to a simmer and add the cream, stirring regularly. Adjust the seasoning with salt and pepper.


Dietary tip: To make this soup vegetarian, substitute vegetable broth for the chicken broth.
The Garlic Store, Fort Collins, Colorado
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Garlic Scape Soup


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