Fried Potatoes with Bacon and Ramps


This ramp recipe with pan-fried potatoes and crispy bacon makes a delicious spring dish. If you've never had a ramp, you are missing out. A member of the leek family, they taste like garlic, onion, and a little something special!

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
35 mins
Total Time:
50 mins


  • 5 large potatoes, peeled and sliced

  • 2 tablespoons bacon drippings

  • 6 ramps, thinly sliced

  • 5 slices cooked bacon, chopped

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste


  1. Place potatoes into a large pot and cover with salted water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until potatoes start to soften, about 10 minutes; drain.

  2. Heat bacon drippings in a large skillet over medium-high heat; cook and stir potatoes in hot drippings until golden brown, about 15 minutes. Stir in ramps and bacon; season with salt and black pepper. Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until ramps are soft, about 5 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

505 Calories
6g Fat
103g Carbs
14g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 505
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 7%
Saturated Fat 2g 9%
Cholesterol 13mg 4%
Sodium 309mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 103g 37%
Dietary Fiber 10g 35%
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 14g
Vitamin C 70mg 350%
Calcium 101mg 8%
Iron 4mg 24%
Potassium 1878mg 40%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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