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.
Farm fresh organicwild ramps
Organic olive oil
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.