Add the garlic scapes, swiss chard, almonds, cheese, lemon juice and salt to a food processor or blender. Pulse until just combined.
Begin to drizzle olive oil into the blender or food processor until the desired consistency is achieved.
Store pesto in an airtight container in the fridge for up to one week or freeze for up to six months.
This pesto is great to serve over pasta, as a spread on sandwiches, a base for pizza, to be mixed into rice or to be enjoyed with fresh vegetables.