Braised Fennel

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Braised Fennel

Braised Fennel

Beautiful braised fennel which makes for an inviting side dish. This vegetarian recipe is a simple but oh-so-yummy dish.
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Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Vegetarian
Servings 4
Calories 246 kcal


  • 6 head of fennel
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 250 g tomatoes skinned, de-seeded and chopped
  • salt and pepper


  • Cut the fennel bulbs in half lengthways. Place the oil and garlic in a heavy bottomed frying pan with lid. Season the fennel and place ,cut side down, in the pan .Cook ,covered, over a gentle heat for 30 minutes, turning occasionally.
  • Add the tomatoes and season. Cover and cook for another 30minsat the lowest heat , until the fennel is tender. If there is too much liquid, boil uncovered for a few minutes until the sauce has almost completely evaporated.


Calories: 246kcalCarbohydrates: 29gProtein: 5gFat: 15gSaturated Fat: 2gSodium: 186mgPotassium: 1601mgFiber: 12gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 991IUVitamin C: 51mgCalcium: 181mgIron: 3mg
Keyword fennel, vegetable, Vegetarian
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