Braised Fennel

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 55 min
  • Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 2 bulbs fresh fennel (anise) trimmed and cut into 8 wedges each
  • 1 leek, white part only, halved lengthwise, rinsed and then cut again lengthwise into 8 pieces
  • 4 sprigs fresh thyme, leaves pulled and roughly chopped, stems reserved
  • 1/2 cup reduced sodium chicken broth 125 mL
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice 30 mL

Directions

  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C). Place fennel and leeks in a single layer in a 13 x 9 in. (3 L) baking dish. Place thyme stems overtop, combine broth and lemon juice and pour over vegetables.

  • Step 2

    Cover with lid or foil and braise in the oven for 45 min. When the fennel is tender remove from oven, remove thyme stems and top with fresh thyme leaves before serving.

Nutrition Facts

  • Nutrition Description Per serving (1/8 of the recipe)
  • Calories 25
  • Carbs 6 g
  • Protein 1 g
  • Fibre 2 g
  • Sodium 70 mg
  • Potassium 280