Simple Sauteed Fiddleheads

“Spring has sprung and so have fiddleheads for just a few weeks. Enjoy these tasty baby ferns sauteed in simple olive oil and garlic with a squeeze of lemon.”

- The Delicious Spoon

Fiddleheads

main ingredient:

Ingredients:

– 1 lb Fiddleheads – 1 tbsp olive oil – 3 cloves garlic minced – 1/4 tsp salt – 1/4 tsp black pepper

Simple Sauteed Fiddleheads

Yield

4 Servings

Course

Dinner,  Side Dish

Time

22 Minutes

Cuisine

Canadian, North American

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

Instructions:

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.

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

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4. Add the olive oil and garlic to a pan over medium-high heat and add sauttee for about 1-2 minutes to soften the garlic. Do not let the garlic brown.

Instructions:

5. Add the fiddleheads, salt and pepper and stir to mix. Let cook for about 3 miunutes to soften and take on the garlicky goodness. Transfer to a bowl with a generous squeeze of lemon over top and serve hot.

Instructions:

Enjoy!

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