Fiddlehead Omelet

  • Preparation 20 MIN
    Cooking 15 MIN
  • Servings 4






  1. Blanch the fiddleheads in boiling salted water for about 2 minutes. Drain and rinse under cold running water. Set aside.
  2. Brown the bacon in a skillet over medium heat. Pour off the rendered fat. Add the onion and sauté until tender. Add the fiddleheads and chives. Sauté for 1 or 2 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Set aside.


  1. In a bowl, whisk togheter the eggs, cream and parsley. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. Melt the butter in 2 preheated 12-inch (30 ml) non-stick skillets. Pour half the eggs into each skillet. Cook over medium heat for 1 to 2 minutes, using a spatula to pull apart the omelets and let the uncooked eggs run to the bottom. When the edges (not the centre) of the omelets are almost done, sprinkle 1 side of each with half of the filling and half oh the Gruyère. Using the spatula, fold the omelets over the filling and slide onto plates.

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Nutrition Facts

For 1 serving

Without the optional cheese

Content % Daily Value
Calories 410  
Total Fat 28 g  
Saturated Fat 11 g  
Sodium (salt) 960 mg  
Carbohydrates 8 g  
Fibre 0 g  
Protein 32 g