Fennel Braised with Bacon Recipe


Preparation Time25 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In45 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings2
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Fennel bulb5 Ounce
 Butter1⁄2 Ounce (15 Gram)
 Bacon streaky rashers2
 Onion1 Small, chopped
 Stock3 Fluid Ounce (85 Milliliter)
 Salt To Taste
 Ground black pepper To Taste
 Chopped parsley1 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 156 Calories from Fat 87

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 10 g15%

Saturated Fat 5.1 g25.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 15.7 mg

Sodium 307.7 mg12.8%

Total Carbohydrates 12 g4%

Dietary Fiber 3.6 g14.5%

Sugars 2.9 g

Protein 7 g13.7%

Vitamin A 18.2% Vitamin C 38.6%

Calcium 6.5% Iron 7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Prepare the fennel, cut into 8 longitudinal pieces, trimming a little at the base.
2) In a pan , saute the bacon and onion in butter for 2 min ; stir in the fennel and blend well into the butter.
3) Pour in the stock, season well with salt and pepper, allow to boil; reduce the heat , simmer covered for further 10 min until the fennel is done while still crunchy.

4) Garnish with the chopped parsely and serve immediately.