4 servings (serving size: 1 1/4 cups)

Fennel seeds and fennel fronds (the feathery tops of the bulb) both underscore this vegetable's clean anise flavor. Fennel is also called anise.

How to Make It

Step 1

Cook fennel seeds in a small saucepan over medium heat 1 minute or until toasted. Place seeds in a small zip-top bag; crush with a rolling pin.

Step 2

Combine fennel seeds, fennel fronds, salt, rind, and pepper in a large bowl.

Step 3

Steam the fennel slices, covered, 5 minutes or until tender. Drain. Add fennel and olive oil to fennel frond mixture in bowl; toss well.

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Ratings & Reviews

figswithbenes's Review

September 12, 2013
I added more fronds and lemon zest, and sauteed the fennel mixture instead to get the fennel more browned. Great as leftovers!