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How to cook fiddlehead ferns

Cook Fiddlehead Ferns

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Fiddleheads are available in local grocery stores only a few months a year (from may to july I think) this is the first time I've made them. It tastes pretty good!

Fiddleheads are available in local grocery stores only a few months a year (from may to july I think) this is the first time I've made them. It tastes pretty good!

First, trim of the ends of the fiddleheads.

First, trim of the ends of the fiddleheads.

Slice the red onion

Slice the red onion

Cut up the bacon into bits. I chose an extra lean bacon.

Cut up the bacon into bits. I chose an extra lean bacon.

Saut\u00e9ed the bacon for about 5 min. I didn't put any oil in my nonstick pan. The bacon would be enough.

Sautéed the bacon for about 5 min. I didn't put any oil in my nonstick pan. The bacon would be enough.

Add the red onion slices and saut\u00e9ed until the onions are soft. About 8 min.

Add the red onion slices and sautéed until the onions are soft. About 8 min.

I put a little olive oil into a pot of boiling water and boiled the fiddleheads for about 5-7 mins to make it tender.

I put a little olive oil into a pot of boiling water and boiled the fiddleheads for about 5-7 mins to make it tender.

Add the drained fiddleheads into the pan and saut\u00e9ed for another 5-7 mins with the bacon and onion. I didn't add any salt because the bacon had enough salt already.

Add the drained fiddleheads into the pan and sautéed for another 5-7 mins with the bacon and onion. I didn't add any salt because the bacon had enough salt already.

Add a couple of squirts of lemon juice to brighten the flavor.

Add a couple of squirts of lemon juice to brighten the flavor.

Add some fresh cracked pepper and sesame seeds and enjoy!

  • 1.0c Fiddlehead ferns
  • 3.0 Bacon strips
  • 1/4 Red onion
  • Lemon juice
  • Pepper
  • Sesame seeds