Wild ramps are a favorite among chefs due to their unique flavor profile: they taste like a combination of onion, garlic, and scallion!
Native to Eastern North America, wild ramps are available for only a short window in the spring. They are a great source of vitamin C and sulfur compounds, which have been shown to promote immune health, iron absorption, regeneration of cells, collagen production, and blood clotting.
Please see below for our simple and delicious Wild Ramps and Eggs Stir Fry recipe!
Wild Ramps and Eggs Stir Fry
5 large eggs
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp ground white pepper
1/4 tsp toasted sesame oil
4 cups wild ramps chopped into 1 inch pieces
3 tbsp avocado or any high heat oil
Crack the eggs into a large bowl and beat thoroughly with salt, white pepper and sesame oil.
Heat a wok on high heat. When wok is hot, add avocado oil and swirl your wok to coat. The oil should be hot but not smoking when you add the egg mixture.
Pour egg mixture into the wok and stir fry into bite sized pieces.
When eggs begin to set, add the wild ramps and continue to stir fry until ramps are wilted.
Add more salt to taste.
Serve hot and enjoy!
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