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Wild Leek Infused Olive Oil

Northern Michigan Recipe: The Intentional Minimalist blogger Kristen Celeste Schroeger preserves Northern Michigan ramps, or wild leeks, in this Wild Leek Infused Olive Oil recipe, keeping their bright spring flavor fresh year-round.

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Ingredients

Farm fresh organicwild ramps
Organic olive oil
Sea salt

Preparation

Wash and cut whites off of wild ramps.  Slice ramp greens into one quarter inch pieces. Add greens into jar and toss in a few pinches of sea salt.  Cover greens with olive oil. cover jar with a tight lid and chill in refrigerator for seven to ten days.  Strain oil into jar and reserve greens.

Optional: Add a bit more olive oil to the greens, toss in some toasted pine nuts, parmesan cheese, sea salt and pepper and blend into a quick pesto.