Braised Fennel

Prep time: 10min
Total time: 55min
Serves 8
2
bulbs fresh fennel (anise) trimmed and cut into 8 wedges each
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1
leek, white part only, halved lengthwise, rinsed and then cut again lengthwise into 8 pieces
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4
stems fresh thyme, leaves pulled and roughly chopped, stems reserved
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1/2 cup
Chicken Broth - 35% Less Sodium
125 mL
2 tbsp
fresh lemon juice
30 mL
1/8 of the recipe
calories
25
carbs
6 g
protein
1 g
fibre
2 g
sodium
70 mg
potassium
280 mg

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C). Place fennel and leeks in a single layer in a 13 x 9 in. (3 L) baking dish. Place thyme stems overtop, combine broth and lemon juice and pour over vegetables.

  2. Cover with lid or foil and braise in the oven for 45 min. When the fennel is tender remove from oven, remove thyme stems and top with fresh thyme leaves before serving.