Romaine Lettuce with Sweet Onion and Angel Hair Pasta
Ingredients 1 bunch of Romaine lettuce (not hearts of Romaine) 1 cup of sweet onion 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese 2 cups cooked angel hair pasta 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil (evoo) Kosher coarse salt to taste
Procedure Wash and drain the lettuce leaves. Chop the leaves into 2 inch pieces. Put 1/2 inch of water into a medium pot and bring to a boil. Add the lettuce pieces into the boiling water and reduce the heat to simmer. Small dice the sweet onion and add to the simmering lettuce. Cook until tender (about 3 minutes). Drain the water and stir in the evoo.
To Plate: Place 1/2 cup of warm pasta on each plate and sprinkle with 1 tablespoon of Parmesean cheese. Spoon 1/2 cup of the lettuce-onion mixture over each plate of pasta.
Robert's Most Yum Potatoes and Ramps with Carrots
Ingredients Red Bliss Potatoes whole Ramps (wild leeks) thinly sliced carrots thinly sliced extra virgin olive oil (evoo) Kosher coarse salt fresh ground black pepper
Preparation Clean the potatoes and remove blemishes. Keep the outer covering on them. Saute the ramps and carrots in evoo. Cook the potatoes until they are tender. Add the potatoes to the cooked ramps and carrots. S&P to taste.