Nettle and Ramp Chimichurri Recipe

Nettle and Ramp Chimichurri

Serves 1/2 cup (4 )


  • 1/2 cup cooked nettle leaves, about 3 oz fresh nettles with stems or 2 oz fresh nettle leaves (See Cook’s Tip for blanching instructions)
  • 4 ramps, ends trimmed
  • 1 clove garlic, large, minced
  • 1/2 cup Metropolitan Market Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Dash of red wine vinegar
  • Kosher salt
  • Pepper


  1. Finely chop cooked nettle leaves, ramps, and garlic. Combine in a bowl. Stir in olive oil, red wine vinegar, salt, and pepper.
  2. Cook’s Tip:
  3. To blanch nettles, bring a large pot of water to a boil. With tongs or gloved hands, add nettles. Stir and simmer for 2 minutes. While the nettles cook, prepare a bowl of ice water. Drain nettles and plunge into ice water to cool. Drain again. Remove leaves from stems and squeeze out liquid. Pat dry on a clean towel. Save cooking liquid for tea, if you like. 


Amount Per Serving (based on 4 servings)
Calories: 260
Fat: 28 g
Saturated Fat: 4 g
Trans Fat: 0 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sodium: 0 mg
Carbohydrates: 4 g
Fiber: 1 g
Total Sugar: 1 g
Added Sugars: 0 g
Protein: 256 g
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