Fiddleheads With Sundried Tomatoes, Onions and Garlic

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

Fiddlehead ferns are earthy goodness having a flavor similar to asparagus and are available from April through July in many specialty markets.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Trim and rinse fiddleheads, removing any brown ends or mushy parts.
  2. In a large pot bring 2 quarts salted water to a boil. Add fiddleheads and cook 1 minute. Drain and rinse with cold water.
  3. In a large frying pan, heat oil over medium-high heat. Saute onion for 3 minutes.
  4. Add fiddleheads. Cook, stirring, until they start to brown, about 5 minutes. Add tomatoes, garlic, parsley and red pepper flakes, stirring, until garlic is fragrant and just starting to color, about 1 minute. Salt or squeeze lemon to taste. Serve immediately.