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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.