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Pasta Salad With Ramp Dressing

Ramps are similar-looking to a green onion, only the leaves are more broad, they are shorter, and often have some purple coloring on the stem. Often found in April, May, and June, they are more potent in flavor than leeks or scallions, and have a definite garlic flavor. Used in salads, pesto, rice, pasta, and potato dishes.


Ramp Pesto with Basil and Spinach

This recipe makes a bright and spicy pesto, so either you’ll think a little goes a long way or, if you’re like me, you’ll have to stop yourself from eating the whole batch straight from the bowl of the food processor. Assuming there’s some left, toss it with hot pasta or quinoa, spoon it into a frittata, spread it on toast, dollop it onto fish, chicken, or steak—you get the idea…