Buttered Fiddleheads

Buttered Fiddleheads

2 servings
Soaking 10 min
Preparation 5 min

Cooking 10 min

70 calories per serving 


Ingredients

200 g fiddleheads    
1 tbsp butter, unsalted   14 g
1 pinch salt [optional]   0.1 g
  ground pepper to taste    

Before you start

Fiddleheads may be poisonous if eaten raw. Make sure you wash them well, soak at least 10 minutes to reduce their bitterness, and cook them in plenty of water.

Method

  1. Prepare the fiddleheads: wash them well and soak them at least 10 min.
  2. Steam them 10 min or blanch them 15 min in a pot of boiling salted water. Drain them and shake a few times to remove excess water.
  3. Return the fiddleheads to the pan, add the butter, and season with salt and pepper to taste. Cook an additional couple minutes over low heat, with stirring, until the butter has melted and the fiddleheads are well coated and lightly coloured. Serve.

Nutrition Facts Table

Nutrition Facts

per 1 serving (100g)

Amount

% DV*

* DV = Daily Value

Calories

70

Fat

4.5 g

7 %

Saturated 2.5 g
+ Trans 0.2 g

14 %

Cholesterol

10 mg

Sodium

2 mg

0 %

Carbohydrate

5 g

2 %

Fibre

0 g

0 %

Sugars

0 g

Protein

5 g

Vitamin A

40 %

Vitamin C

45 %

Calcium

2 %

Iron

10 %

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Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to:

Vegetables and Fruit: serving
Grain Products: 0 serving
Milk and Alternatives: 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives: 0 serving

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Claims

Free :
Sodium, Sugar
Source of :
Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B2, Zinc
Good source of :
Copper, Potassium, Vitamin C
Excellent source of :
Manganese, Niacin, Vitamin A

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This recipe is in the following categories: Vegetables | Side dishes | Diabetes-friendly | Halal | Kosher | Low Sodium | Vegetarian

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