Fennel is a versatile and aromatic herb that is highly prized for its unique flavor and numerous health benefits. It features a bulbous white base and feathery green fronds, both of which are edible and used in cooking. Fennel has a distinct anise-like taste with hints of sweetness, making it a popular ingredient in various culinary dishes. It can be enjoyed raw in salads, roasted as a side dish, or used as a flavor enhancer in soups, stews, and sauces.


Fennel is rich in several essential nutrients, including:

  • Fiber: Fennel is a good source of dietary fiber, which promotes healthy digestion, helps regulate blood sugar levels, and supports weight management.
  • Vitamin C: It contains vitamin C, an antioxidant vitamin that boosts the immune system, supports collagen production, and aids in iron absorption.
  • Potassium: Fennel provides potassium, an electrolyte that plays a vital role in maintaining heart health, regulating blood pressure, and supporting muscle function.
  • Phytonutrients: Fennel contains phytonutrients like flavonoids and antioxidants that have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, promoting overall well-being.

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Recipe: Roasted Fennel with Parmesan Cheese


  • 2 fennel bulbs, trimmed and sliced
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley for garnish (optional)


  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Place the sliced fennel bulbs on a baking sheet. Drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Toss the fennel to coat it evenly with the oil and seasoning.
  4. Roast in the preheated oven for about 25-30 minutes or until the fennel is tender and lightly caramelized.
  5. Remove from the oven and sprinkle the grated Parmesan cheese over the roasted fennel. Return to the oven for an additional 5 minutes or until the cheese is melted and golden.
  6. Garnish with fresh parsley if desired.
  7. Serve as a side dish or as a topping for salads, pasta, or grain bowls.

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Weight 0.5 kg


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