Braised Fennel

with butter and lemon

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Recipe video made by Ryan Published on 05/02/2018, viewed by 705
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I love the texture of braised fennel. Something like an artichoke heart.

What you will need

2 bulbs of fennel

2 tbsp butter

1/2 a lemon

(Nutritional facts 54 calories, 3.04 g fat, 6.82 g carbohydrates, 1.3 g protein, 5 mg cholesterol, 71 mg sodium)

How to cook

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you like. It has a mild fennel flavor.

Slice away all of the greens. You can use the wispy fronds as a garnish if you like. It has a mild fennel flavor.

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 the bulb, it has a generally ovular shape. Slice through this oval at it's widest point.

Slice the fennel in half through the axis. If viewing the fennel from under the bulb, it has a generally ovular shape. Slice through this oval at it's widest point.

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The base is usually a little browned. Slice off the ugly parts.

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Sometimes the outer layers can be dirty or dingy.

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gether as a whole.

Slice into wedges. Be careful to leave enough core that each wedge stays together as a whole.

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uice.

Arrange the fennel wedges in a sautée pan over medium-low heat. Add lemon juice.

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Season lightly with salt and pepper.

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Place the butter on top of the fennel.

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Put the lid on the pan. Cook until fennel is browned on one side.

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the opposite face.

When the fennel is dark and caramelized on one side, flip it over to brown the opposite face.

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