Fiddlehead Ferns and Shrimp over Linguine
40 mins (prep 20, cooking 20)
15 ingredients
6 servings
Also known as the Ostrich fern is a Maine delicacy that appears in the early April and May. The botanical name for the ostrich fern is Matteuccia struthiopteris. Gather your fiddleheads in early spring, as soon as they appear within an inch or two of the ground. Carefully brush out and remove the brown scales. Be sure to cook fiddleheads thoroughly before eating (boil them for at least 10 minutes.

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Serving Size (319.62 g)
Servings 6
Amount per Serving
Calories 56.63 Calories from Fat 15.3
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1.7g 15.68%
Saturated Fat 0.39g 11.7%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 3.97mg 7.94%
Sodium 58.78mg 14.7%
Total Carbohydrate 8.76g 17.51%
Dietary Fiber 1.54 g 36.93%
Sugars 2.46 g %
Protein 2.41g 28.89%
Vitamin A 618.33IU% Vitamin C 29.7mg%
Calcium 26.93mg% Iron 0.38mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
fiddlehead, shrimp, fresh mushrooms, fresh thyme