Fiddlehead Ferns Steamed With a Creamy Dijon Sauce Recipe

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Fiddlehead Ferns Steamed With a Creamy Dijon Sauce
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  1. Clean and prepare fiddleheads:.
  2. Remove scales and wash thoroughly. Place fiddleheads in a vegetable steamer over boiling water sprinkle garlic over them.
  3. Cover and steam 20 minutes or until tender, but still crisp. Set aside, and keep warm.
  4. Sauce:.
  5. Combine cornstarch and buttermilk in a small saucepan; stir well. Cook over medium heat until thickened and bubbly, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; stir in mustard, lemon juice, tarragon and pepper.
  6. Arrange fiddleheads on a serving platter, spoon sauce over fiddleheads. Granish with lemon slices.
  7. Serve immediately.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 93.71 Kcal (392 kJ)
Calories from fat 12.88 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1.43g 2%
Sodium 424.47mg 18%
Potassium 487.16mg 10%
Total Carbs 17.25g 6%
Sugars 2.26g 9%
Dietary Fiber 0.13g 1%
Protein 6.26g 13%
Vitamin C 31.2mg 52%
Iron 1.2mg 7%
Calcium 55.5mg 6%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 57.59 Kcal (241 kJ)
Calories from fat 7.92 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.88g 2%
Sodium 260.89mg 18%
Potassium 299.42mg 10%
Total Carbs 10.6g 6%
Sugars 1.39g 9%
Dietary Fiber 0.08g 1%
Protein 3.85g 13%
Vitamin C 19.2mg 52%
Iron 0.7mg 7%
Calcium 34.1mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 2
  • 3

Good Points

  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free,
  • cholesterol free

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