Seasonal Sunday: 10 Fabulous Fennel Recipes

June 19, 2011

Fennel With Olive Oil

While you can find fresh fennel is grocery stores year round, when it's in season, it is almost like a different vegetable! With a subtle anise-like flavor, fennel is the perfect expression of spring and early summer: sweet and crisp, mild enough to pair with almost anything, but with enough distinction to easily hold its own in a starring role!

Rhubarb Fennel Fizz
An elegantly simple gin-based cocktail for the savory-sweet lovers amongst us!

Italian White Bean Soup
A personal favorite! With fennel, tomatoes and swiss chard, this hearty soup is perfect for summer and all year round.

Fennel and Beet Soup
Two seasonal root vegetables in one amazingly simple dish - elegant and delicious.

Leek, Fennel and Pear Salad with Peas and Fresh Mint
All the flavors of spring and early summer in one scrumptious salad.

Bread Roses with Fennel and Olives
The translation may be a little wonky, but with a little grammatical creativity this is one don't-miss recipe!

Mussel, Scallop and Clam Soup with Fennel and Saffron
The perfect summery seafood soup, inspired by the flavors of Italy.

Fennel and Lamb Tangine
This Moroccan recipe is a must- try if you have a tangine or Dutch oven!

Apple Fennel Salad
Fresh, simple, elegant, and satisfying, featuring the freshest flavors of summer.

Warm Potato Salad with Caramelized Onions and Fennel
Perfect for a picnic or alongside a steak hot off the grill, this is like no potato salad you've ever experienced!

Fennel Orange Salad
Sweet, succulent oranges are a perfect compliment to the crunchy anise flavor of fresh fennel!

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