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roasted fennel with parmesan

Roasted(Baked) Fennel with Parmesan cheese

Tasty cheesy fennel side dish or appetizer.
Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword baked fennel, fennel appetizer, roasted fennel
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 4 servings
Calories 80kcal
Author Joe Boyle


  • 2 fennel bulbs
  • kosher salt
  • fresh ground black pepper
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 3/4 cup Parmesan cheese, fine grated


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F, (190° C).
  • Cut stem and root off the fennel bulb.
  • Remove outer layer of fennel bulb and rinse with cold water if you notice some soil. Pat dry.
  • Slice lengthwise into 1/4 to 1/3 inch slabs.
  • Place in greased sheet pan in one layer.
  • Sprinkle with salt, pepper and good olive oil
  • Grate or sprinkle Parmesan cheese on fennel slices.
  • Bake in oven for 40 to 50 minutes until the fennel is nicely browned.
  • Serve hot


  1. Nutrition information based on 4 servings made with 2 fennel bulbs.
  2. The size of fennel bulbs varies greatly so try to find some good sized bulbs. 3 inches wide or more.
  3. Recipe adapted from Giada de Laurentiis.


Calories: 80kcal