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Ramp Butter

D'Artagnan | Yield: about 2/3 cup
Compound butter is one of our favorite ways to preserve the fresh flavor of spring ramps all year long. Use it to flavor pasta, as a spread on biscuits, or to finish a steak. Although it will keep for a year in the freezer, we doubt it will last that long…
Wild Ramps Compound Butter Recipe | D'Artagnan

Ingredients

  • 8 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
  • ¼ cup finely chopped Wild Ramps, leaves only
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon finely ground pepper

Preparation

  1. In a small bowl, stir together butter, ramps, lemon zest, salt, and pepper until evenly mixed.  Place mixture in a large piece of cling film and roll into a log shape, twisting and securing the ends of the plastic. Chill until firm. Slice as needed.

Note: butter will keep for 2 weeks in the refrigerator, or up to 1 year wrapped well in the freezer.