25 Best Fennel Recipes

Lemon-Coriander Fennel Bites

Lemon-Coriander Fennel Bites
2.9

In the mood for a quick and easy snack? I’ll just be upfront and tell you that these bites take a minute to prepare and then you can go do laundry, clean ...


By Amie Valpone

Braised Carrots and Fennel

Braised Carrots and Fennel
2.65

I paired my homegrown carrots with fennel for a soft contrast to their crunch, adding fennel seeds to brighten the flavors of the dish. Then, I added orange ...


By Viviane Bauquet Farre

Fennel and Tangerine Salad

Fennel and Tangerine Salad
2

For the most aromatic results, chop the fragrant, dark green fronds attached to the fennel bulb and toss them in the salad along with the other ingredients.


By Whole Foods Market

Cheesy Fennel and Zucchini Pizza

Cheesy Fennel and Zucchini Pizza
3.1

Fennel is one of the ingredients that give Italian sausage its distinctive taste. Sprinkle it, fresh or dried, onto your pie and you'll get the flavor you ...


By Women's Health

Grilled Sausage and Fennel Pizza

Grilled Sausage and Fennel Pizza
4

This pizza recipe combines sweet Italian sausage with crisp fennel and a mix of cheeses to make the perfect pizza for any meat lover. 


By Elizabeth Falkner

Fennel and Parmesan Salad Recipe

Fennel and Parmesan Salad Recipe
4

The other day, I found myself with some leftover fennel, so I decided to make a salad with some other things that I had on hand. All I can say is that this ...


By Cindy's Table

Risotto with Fennel and Pancetta

Risotto with Fennel and Pancetta
3.15

One the best chef cooking tips I've ever picked up? Add a touch of mascarpone to risotto — it gives the dish that extra bit of smooth, silky richness you ...


By Maryse Chevriere

Winter Salad of Endive and Shaved Fennel

Winter Salad of Endive and Shaved Fennel
3.1

A light and healthy salad, perfect for detoxing after those holiday excesses, from the James Beard award-winning chef Holly Smith, owner of Café Juanita in ...


By Holly Smith

Veal Sweetbread with Roasted Fennel-Garlic Ravioli

Veal Sweetbread with Roasted Fennel-Garlic Ravioli
2.95

Offal is a much under-appreciated meat, but with the right sauce and the right technique, it can be delicious. Here, chef Matt Tropeano of La Silhouette ...


By Matthew Tropeano

Fennel Salad with Thyme Vinaigrette Recipe

Fennel Salad with Thyme Vinaigrette Recipe
3.1

There’s just something simple about fennel and arugula that makes me feel happy. So, if you’re a fennel fan and you like arugula, too, why not toss in some ...


By Amie Valpone

Grapefruit, Fennel, and Feta Salad Recipe

Grapefruit, Fennel, and Feta Salad Recipe
3

A colorful salad with the addition of mint to make it summer perfection on a plate!Click here to see 8 Fresh Fruit Salads. 


By Valaer Murray

Spinach, Fennel, and Asparagus Salad Recipe

Spinach, Fennel, and Asparagus Salad Recipe
3.65

A refreshing spring salad that’s best when made with fresh ingredients.Adapted from “A Year in My Kitchen” by Skye Gyngell. 


By Skye Gyngell

Baked Cod and Fennel in a Package

Baked Cod and Fennel in a Package

I wasn’t sure what to prepare for dinner and saw cod at my local fish market and quickly thought about fennel and created this amazing meal. It was so easy ...


By Cindy's Table

Fennel Salad with Red Onion, Parsley, and Lemon

Fennel Salad with Red Onion, Parsley, and Lemon
4

This simple salad is a great change of pace from a traditional greens salad, and it pairs wonderfully with chicken or fish. The shaved fennel and onions ...


By Dan Myers

Kabocha Squash and Fennel Soup with Crème Fraîche

Kabocha Squash and Fennel Soup with Crème Fraîche
2.6

Puréed soups don’t have to be boring. Here, candied pumpkin seeds yield a pleasant crunch with every bite, and the use of kabocha puts a fresh spin on ...


By Suzanne Goin

Roasted Tomato and Fennel Soup with Basil and Garlic Pesto

Roasted Tomato and Fennel Soup with Basil and Garlic Pesto
4.2

This is one of my favorite soups and is absolutely delicious with quinoa. Click here for Quinoa: What it is and How to Cook it. 


By Rena Patten

Watermelon Radish and Fennel Salad with Meyer Lemon Vinaigrette

Watermelon Radish and Fennel Salad with Meyer Lemon Vinaigrette
2.5

The first time I stumbled upon watermelon radishes was at the Berkeley Farmers Market, more than two years ago. I was searching for parsnips and thought ...


By Denise Woodward and Laudalino Ferreira

Gazpacho of Cucumber and Fennel with Tomato Sorbet Recipe

Gazpacho of Cucumber and Fennel with Tomato Sorbet Recipe
3.15

This cooling summer soup is a specialty of Bart Thoelen of Restaurant Les Palmiers in Laroque des Albères, a Michelin one-star in the Roussillon region of ...


By Colman Andrews

Marinated Olives with Fennel, Lemon, and Chile Pepper Recipe

Marinated Olives with Fennel, Lemon, and Chile Pepper Recipe
4

Shaved fennel adds a crunchy, refreshing bite to the olives, while the lemon zest and chile pepper liven things up. Fennel greens make the dish colorful and ...


By Viviane Bauquet Farre

Lemon Sole with Fennel and Citrus Salad Recipe

Lemon Sole with Fennel and Citrus Salad Recipe
3.3

Lightly breading the sole gives this tender fish a slight crunch when you take a bite and also makes pan-searing the fillets easy, with little risk of a ...


By Michelle Baker

Oven-Baked Sardines with Fennel and Citrus Fruits

Oven-Baked Sardines with Fennel and Citrus Fruits
1

This recipe was developed in our school during "Slow Fish Week." It uses soffritto, but with a citrus twist to balance the oily fish. If you can't find ...


By Katie Caldesi

Insalata di finocchi e arance Fennel and Orange Salad

Insalata di finocchi e arance Fennel and Orange Salad

A Fennel and Orange Salad Recipe prepared by Chef Luigi Diotaiuti of Al Tiramisu restaurant in Washington D.C."This simple, refreshing salad has been on the ...


By Jonathan Hirsch

Prawn, Fennel and Baby Carrot Salad with Chickpea Purree and Orange Blossom Dressing Recipe

Prawn, Fennel and Baby Carrot Salad with Chickpea Purree and Orange Blossom Dressing Recipe
5

From the Como Shambhala Estate in Bali, which serves the World's Best Spa Cuisine. Play around with the proportions in the salad, adding the right amount of ...


By Como Shambhala Estate

Jose Andres’ Clementine and fennel salad with almonds, olives and pomegranate

Jose Andres’ Clementine and fennel salad with almonds, olives and pomegranate

The recipe is from Jaleo in Washington, DC and is part of our Clementina celebration running now through December 30th.“One of my favorite holiday ...


By Elsa Säätelä

Fennel

What is Fennel?

Fennel is both a vegetable and a spice.

Fennel Shopping Tip

Look for vegetables that are firm and bright in color – avoid those that are wilted or have wrinkled skins, which are signs of age.

Fennel Cooking Tip

Different vegetables have different cooking times – cook each type separately and then combine.