It’s time to get adventurous with your cooking by throwing in some ramps. They’re only around for a short period of time, so make the most of it by preparing this delicious pasta dish featuring ramp pesto, radishes, and asparagus – for the ultimate taste of spring!
Makes 4-6 servings
1 lb. Pasta* of Choice
1/2 cup Asparagus*, cut into 1/2 inch pieces
1/2 cup Radishes*, thinly sliced
2 Tbsp. Olive Oil
1 bunch Ramps*
1/2 cup Parmesan, grated
1/3 cup Olive Oil
1/2 cup Pine Nuts (or nut of choice)
Salt & Pepper to taste
*available from local producers at Countryside Farmers’ Market at Howe Meadow
- Add all pesto ingredients to a food processor or blender and process until smooth. Set aside.
- Prepare pasta according to packaging, toss with 1/2 Tbsp. of olive oil; set aside.
- In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add asparagus and radishes; cook for 5 minutes or until tender.
- Add pasta and pesto to the skillet and stir until everything is well combined. Enjoy!