How to Cook Fiddlehead Ferns

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How to Cook Fiddlehead Ferns Recipe
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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!

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First, trim of the ends of the fiddleheads.

First, trim of the ends of the fiddleheads.

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Slice the red onion

Slice the red onion

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

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

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Sautéed 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.

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

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

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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.

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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 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.

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

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

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Add some fresh cracked pepper and sesame seeds and enjoy!

Add some fresh cracked pepper and sesame seeds and enjoy!

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