Barbequed Potato and Garlic Scape Packets

Barbequed Potato and Garlic Scape Packets

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"A basic barbecued potato dish takes on a delicious twist thanks to garlic scapes, the flower stalks of the garlic plant. My family absolutely flipped over these potatoes so I take advantage whenever scapes are available. The garlic scapes add a wonderful garlic flavor to the potatoes without being overpowering and they almost have the consistency of young asparagus stalks. The texture of the potatoes and the scapes is interesting and makes a satisfying side dish to any early summer barbecue."
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35 m servings 377 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 377 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 9.8 g
  • 15%
  • Carbs:
  • 66.1g
  • 21%
  • Protein:
  • 8.9 g
  • 18%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 92 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. Preheat an outdoor grill for medium-high heat and lightly oil the grate. Cut 6 18-inch pieces of aluminum foil and set aside.
  2. Combine the potatoes and scapes in a mixing bowl. Drizzle with olive oil; season to taste with salt and pepper. Divide the mixture among the pieces of aluminum foil and fold the edges of the foil over the potato mixture to seal the packets.
  3. Place the packets onto the preheated grill and close the lid. Cook until the potatoes are tender and easily pierced with a fork, 20 to 25 minutes. Rotate the packets halfway through cooking.


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this is great we used this recipe at camp!!!

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i didnt care for the scapes but glad I tried them

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this is great we used this recipe at camp!!!

I love really really easy recipes that taste absolutely amazing - this is definitely one of them. Cut back on the olive oil, and added a small knob of butter to each packet. Spuds took about 30 ...

i didnt care for the scapes but glad I tried them

We love these potatoes, so much so that I ration the garlic scapes so I have some to use out of season. TIP: The mature seed pods, chopped, have great flavor. The small green ones not so much...

We had never had garlic scapes before so when I saw them at the Farmer's Market I grabbed them right up! I added a little red pepper and onion to the potatoes (for color and flavor) and we love...

This was the best use, to date, of the garlic scapes we grew in our garden! I made it exactly as written, except for using russet potatoes instead of red potatoes. My husband cooked them for ab...

I used fingerling potatoes and did not chop them. Wonderful! Easy! Will repeat.

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