Fiddlehead Ferns

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READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Bergy

These are not my favorite vegetable but when I see them fresh I can't resist buying some. I like garlic with them and added onions. The Pine nuts are optional. You may like to sprinkle on some Parmesan cheese . Clean them well before using in cold water. I like my veggies still crisp so I suggest 5 minutes steaming but if you like your veggies soft the steam for 12 minutes. Fiddleheads are very healthy loaded with Iron.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Clean your Fiddleheads in cold water.
  2. Steam over boiling water for 5 minutes, remove and dash under cold water.
  3. Spray a skillet with Pam or pour in 1 tbsp oil.
  4. Heat pan over medium heat and saute the onions until translucent.
  5. Add the garlic, continue cooking for 2 minutes.
  6. Add pine nuts and Fiddleheads.
  7. Saute until Fiddleheads are heated through (approx 5 minutes).
  8. squeeze the lemon juice over the Fiddleheads and serve.

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