On Line Cookbook

Ramp Lovers Hors D'oeuvres

Recipe Information
Wild Wilderness Ramps in a dip! Lovers swoon, the rest of us RUN!

S. Chokel

Serves/Makes:Depends on how well it's liked

  • 1 8 oz (224 grm). package philadelphia cream cheese
  • 2 cups (475 ml) sour cream
  • 20 ramps
  • 1/2 tsp (2 ml) cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp (2 ml) salt
  • Blanch 15 ramps including tops, cool, then chop finely.
  • Whip sour cream and softened cream cheese together.
  • Add cayenne pepper and salt.
  • Add chopped ramps.
  • Take remaining raw ramps, chop finely, and add to mixture.
  • Serve with bite size pieces of French bread.
Ramp Season is about here! YIKES! The wild strong flavor and s-m-e-l-l-s of this wild "onion-garlic-leek-whatever" vegetable makes it's crowning sprouts in the Appalachain Mountains. What a great time to visit the Appalachain Mountains for the huge Ramp Festivals of Spring!!

This recipe was found at: http://www.foodfinder.com/ramps/ramprecipes.html