Slideshow: Ramp Week: How To Make Ramp Frittatas

Ramps and Eggs
Ramps and Eggs
The Ingredients
The Ingredients
3 whole eggs plus 3 yolks in one bowl, 3 egg whites in another (that's 6 eggs total for those of you counting), and a dozen or so washed ramps.
Beat the eggs
Beat the eggs
Beat the egg whites until they form soft peaks, then beat the remaining eggs along with some chopped herbs (I use parsley, tarragon, and chives).
Fry the Ramps
Fry the Ramps
Fry the ramps in butter until nicely browned and aromatic.
Whisk Into Eggs
Whisk Into Eggs
Whisk the cooked ramps into the whisked whole eggs.
Add the Whites
Add the Whites
Add the whipped whites to the egg/ramp mixture.
Start Cooking
Start Cooking
Heat some more butter over medium-high heat in the same skillet, then add the egg mixture and cook, folding it around until about half set.
Good to Go
Good to Go
Just about ready for the oven. Smooth off the top at this point.
Broil
Broil
Place the whole thing under a preheated broiler.
Flip it Out
Flip it Out
Loosen the frittata in the pan, then flip it out onto a board.
Slice and Serve
Slice and Serve
Slice the frittata into serving pieces while hot. It can also be served room temperature or cold, depending on your preference.