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Roasted Fennel Bulbs

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Roasted Fennel Bulbs

Roasted Fennel Bulbs

Jessica Braider
This simple preparation of fennel brings out the natural sweetness of the vegetable, while also allowing the anise quality to mellow a little bit.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4 servings


  • 2 - 4 fennel bulbs
  • 1 - 2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 - 1/2 tsp. kosher salt or sea salt or other coarse salt


  • Preheat the oven to 425 degrees.
  • Trim off the fronds (everything above the bulb) and cut the fennel bulbs into quarters.
  • Toss them with the oil to coat them, put them on a baking sheet, sprinkle them with the salt, and bake. After 15 - 20 minutes, flip the fennel and cook it for an additional 15 - 20 minutes until the edges are browned and the centers are soft.


Nutritional Information Per Serving (% based upon daily values): Calories 57, Total Fat: 4g, 6%; Saturated Fat: 1g, 2.5%; Cholesterol: 0mg, 0%; Sodium: 285mg, 12%; Total Carbohydrate: 7g, 2%; Dietary Fiber: 3g, 11%; Sugar: 0g; Protein: 1g
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Keyword Dairy-Free, Fall, Gluten-Free, Kosher, Low Fat, Low Sodium, Make-Ahead, No Added Sugar, Nut-Free, Side Dish, Spring, Vegan, Vegetarian, Winter
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