Simple Sauteed Fiddleheads

The Delicious Spoon

The outdoor temperature is heating up and Fiddlehead Ferns have arrived. Enjoy tasty Ostrich Fiddlehead Ferns sautéed in simple olive oil and garlic with a squeeze of fresh lemon juice. A nice light side that is only around a few weeks of the year!

- The Delicious Spoon


Key Ingredient

1. Trim the end of the fiddleheads and remove any blakened are dark pieces from the fiddlehead and discard.

Prep the Fiddleheads

2. In a large pot or sink wash the fiddleheads throughly under cold water to remove any dirt, debris or nastys. Discard water and wash 2 or 3 more times. Draining and discarding the dirty water with each wash.

Wash the Fiddleheads

3. Boil or steam the fiddleheads in boiling water for 10-12 minutes. Drain through a strainer.

Boil or Steam

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