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Fennel Receipes

There are many videos on the internet that can teach you how to prepare fennel for cooking.

Visit and search “Best Fennel Tips”.

Italian Fennel Casserole

Serves 4

  1. 2 tablespoons oil (preferably coconut oil)

  2. 1 large onion, peeled and sliced thin into ½” – 1” pieces

  3. 3 cloves garlic, crushed

  4. 1 pound fennel, sliced thin into ½” – 1” pieces

  5. 12 oz chopped tomatoes

  6. Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. 8-10 ounces of breadcrumbs

  2. 3-4 tablespoons olive oil

  3. 1 teaspoon sea salt

  4. 1-2 teaspoons black pepper


Preheat oven to 400o. Heat oil in a large pan. Add onions and garlic. Sauté for about 3 minutes. Add fennel and sauté another 5 minutes. Add tomatoes, season with salt and pepper, and cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Then, transfer the mixture to a lightly greased 2 quart oven proof dish.  Mix the bread crumbs, olive oil, salt and pepper and sprinkle over the top then bake (uncovered) for 15-20 minutes until the top is nice and crisp. Serve immediately.

Fennel Saute 

Serves 4

  1. 2 fennel bulbs, sliced thing into ½” – 1” long pieces

  2. 1 large sweet onion (Vidalia), sliced thin into ½” to 1” long pieces

  3. 1-2 tablespoons butter

  4. Salt/pepper to taste


In a sauté pan, melt butter over medium heat. Add onions, sauté for 5 minutes then add fennel and salt and pepper to taste. Sauté another 10 minutes and serve.

Fennel Cucumber Salsa

  1. 1 English cucumber, diced

  2. 1 large fennel bulb, diced

  3. 1 avocado – peeled, pitted, and diced

  4. 1/2 red onion, chopped

  5. 1/2 cup pickled banana peppers, diced

  6. 1 bunch cilantro, chopped

  7. 2 tablespoons honey

  8. 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

  9. salt and pepper to taste


Combine the cucumber, fennel, avocado, red onion, banana peppers, cilantro, honey, lemon juice, salt, and pepper in a bowl. Allow mixture to sit 20 minutes before serving.

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Source: Article provided by Science Based Nutrition™

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