Ramps with Ziti, Anchovies and Balsamic
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Don’t think of this as a pasta dish with a heavy sauce. Instead, it's like a warm pasta salad, the better to let the taste of the ramps shine through.
cooking spray1 spray(s)
fresh ramps12 medium, white bits and greens separated, both thinly slice
minced garlic2 tsp
anchovies canned in oil drained2 item(s), minced
capers2 tsp, drained, rinsed and minced
uncooked whole wheat pasta8 oz, (ziti), cooked and drained
fat-free reduced sodium chicken broth¼ cup(s)
balsamic vinegar2 Tbsp
- 1. Spray a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray; set over medium heat. Add white bits of ramps; cook 3 minutes, stirring often, until softened.
- 2. Add garlic, anchovies and capers. Cook 1 minute, stirring often. Stir in cooked pasta and ramps’ greens. Cook 1 minute, stirring constantly, until wilted.
- 3. Pour in broth and vinegar; continue cooking about 1 minute, stirring often, until sauce is bubbling and pasta has absorbed most of the liquid. Serving size: 1 1/4 cups