Select unblemished fennel bulbs with bright green fronds for the freshest flavor. Some grocery stores also sell fennel as anise.

Recipe by Southern Living September 2001

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Makes 6 to 8 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Whisk together first 6 ingredients in a bowl; add beans, fennel, and garlic, tossing gently to coat. Sprinkle with cheese and parsley. Cover and chill at least 1 hour. Garnish, if desired.

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  • *2 (15-ounce) cans navy beans and 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese may be substituted for chickpeas and gorgonzola.

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