Stewed Fennel

stewed fennel

Stewed Fennel

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Stewed fennel is a delightfully hearty winter dish. It's easy to put together, requires few ingredients, and will leave you feeling satisfied and cozy.
Servings: 6
Calories: 167


  • 3 large bulbs fennel
  • 6 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 3/4 pint water
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • pinch black pepper


  • Trim the fronds from the fennel bulbs and reserve.
  • Cut the bulbs in half vertically, then slice each half horizontally.
  • Heat the olive oil in a large heavy pan.
  • Add the fennel slices and onion and saute over a low heat for 6 to 8 minutes. Stir frequently.
  • Add the water, salt and pepper and raise the heat to medium. Cook for 25 to 30 minutes.
  • Serve with the cooking liquid in a deep dish, garnished with fennel fronds.
Calories: 167 kcal
Carbohydrates: 10 g
Protein: 2 g
Fat: 14g
Saturated Fat: 2 g
Sodium: 259 mg
Potassium: 511 mg
Fiber: 4 g
Sugar: 1 g
Vitamin A: 157 IU
Vitamin C: 15 mg
Calcium: 64 mg
Iron: 1 mg
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