The Official Community for The Chew Fans

MARIO BATALI Spaghetti with Ramps

1.01K 0
Please follow and like us:
RSS
EMAIL
FACEBOOK
Google+
http://chewrecipes.com/mario-batali-spaghetti-ramps/
TWITTER

the-chew_recipe_3010538_1000x400_1462211744583

This pasta dish is perfect for a spring lunch or dinner!

ingredients
SPAGHETTI WITH RAMPS
1 pound dry spaghetti
3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil (plus 1-2 tablespoons)
1/2 pound fresh ramps (root ends trimmed)
1-2 tablespoons red chili flakes
1/2 cup pecorino romano (freshly grated)
2 tablespoons breadcrumbs (fresh, coarsely ground, toasted)
kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper (to taste)

directions
Bring 6 quarts of water to a boil and add 2 tablespoons of salt.
Heat 3 tablespoons olive oil in a large sauté pan over medium high heat. Separate ramps by the white root ends and the leafy green top. Add root ends to the pan and sauté until tender. Add salt and chili flakes. At the very end, add the greens and sauté until wilted.
Add the spaghetti to the pot and cook 1 minute less than the package instructions. Drain pasta and add it to the sauté pan along with a couple tablespoons of pasta water and 1/4 cup Pecorino. Toss gently to coat the pasta with the sauce.
Divide pasta evenly among four warmed plates. Drizzle olive oil over top, sprinkle with breadcrumbs and top with more grated cheese.
For the toasted breadcrumbs: Place a medium sauté pan over medium heat and add 1-2 tablespoons of olive oil. Add the breadcrumbs, season with salt and pepper, and toss to coat. Toast until golden brown and remove from heat.

Print Friendly

Leave A Reply

Your email address will not be published.