Sauteed Fennel
Recipe type: Side dish
Cuisine: American
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Serves: 2
A simple, quick and utterly delicious vegetable side dish.
  • One fennel bulb
  • ⅛th cup olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Squeeze of lemon or lime
  1. Cut the top and bottom from the fennel bulb, then slice the fennel into small strips, about ¼ inch thick or so.
  2. Heat oil in a large frying pan and adjust heat to medium.
  3. Add fennel and cook, stirring occasionally to evenly brown, about ten minutes or until fennel is tender. Fennel should be slightly carmelized.
  4. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Serve with a squeeze of lemon or lime, if desired.
Recipe by Finch Frolic Garden Permaculture at