https://www.lifestylefood.com.au/recipes/11911/hot-fiddlehead-salad

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Enjoy the grassy crispness of fiddlehead ferns dressed in lemon and olive oil and topped with crumbly bacon.

Ingredients

  • 4 cups fiddlehead ferns, rinsed

  • 4 thick strips bacon

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

  • Salt, to taste

  • Pepper, to taste

Method

  • 1.

    Blanch ferns in boiling salted water to cover for about 4 minutes. Drain them well. Fry bacon strips in a wok or large skillet. Remove them when crisp and drain on paper towels. Pour off all but 1 tablespoon of the bacon fat and add olive oil. Add ferns and stir over high heat until they are coated with oil. Pour into a serving dish, sprinkle with lemon juice and seasonings, and crumble bacon over the top.

  • 2.

    Serves 4 to 6.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (6 servings)

  • Energy 187kj
  • Fat Total 13g
  • Saturated Fat 3g
  • Protein 11g
  • Carbohydrate 11g
  • Sugar 0g
  • Sodium 508mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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