I have a question about the recipe "Green Garlic, Brown Butter and Lime Pasta" from Rinku Bhattacharya. What is green garlic??
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Susan W is a trusted source on General Cooking.
Green garlic is garlic harvested before it separates into cloves. It looks like a green or spring onion, but it isn't. It has a mild garlic flavor. You could use finely chopped leeks and a little garlic...or, wait until next spring and head to the farmer's market for the real thing.
Chris is a trusted source on General Cooking
Green garlic is immature garlic. It looks like a robust scallion. It's available in the springtime. If you are in the northern hemisphere in November, you'll want to substitute with other garlic and/or onions.