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Sautéed Fiddleheads

Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine American


  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 pound fiddleheads
  • 2 teaspoon olive oil
  • 2 cloves of garlic, thinly sliced (optional)
  • salt, to taste
  • red pepper flakes to taste


  • Rinse fiddleheads.
  • In a large pot bring two quarts of water to a boil. Add salt and fiddleheads. Cook 1 minute.
  • Drain and rinse with cold water.
  • In a large frying pan, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add fiddleheads. Cook, stirring, until they start to brown, about 5 minutes.
  • Add garlic and red pepper flakes, if you like, and cook, stirring, until garlic is fragrant and just starting to color,
Keyword fiddlehead salad, fiddleheads plant
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