Ramps and Chile Pasta
There is so much flavor in this simple
dish. If you can, try making your own
bread crumbs—it will bring the flavor
up a couple of notches.
3 tablespoons olive oil,
plus extra for serving
20 ramps, chopped
2 teaspoons red chile flakes
Pinch of salt
3 tablespoons dry bread crumbs
1 pound dry linguine
Heat oil in a medium pan and add ramps.
Sauté until tender, about 3 minutes.
Add red chile flakes and salt.
Cook pasta al dente in salted water.
Drain pasta and add to pan.
Divide pasta between 4 plates.
Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with
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Try making bread crumbs
using brioche bread for
enhanced flavor. Break the bread
apart with your hands and
crumble into small pieces. Place
on a baking tray and bake at
300°F, until dry and a bit golden,
about 20 minutes. Store in an