Fabulous Fennel Gratin Recipe: Cheesy Baked Fennel Recipe With Parmesan & Mozzarella by 30Seconds Food

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2 months ago
Fabulous Fennel Gratin Recipe: Cheesy Baked Fennel Recipe With Parmesan & Mozzarella

Fennel is a Blue Zone herb and one that's often overlooked while scavenging the produce department. One bite of this cheesy fennel gratin recipe and that will change. Why not surprise your family with this easy fennel recipe on Thanksgiving?

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 40 to 45 minutes
Total Time: 45 to 50 minutes
Servings: 8


  • 3 - 4 large fennel bulbs (from about 3 pounds with fronds), sliced
  • olive oil
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • 2 teaspoons fresh thyme leaves
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese 

Here's how to make it: 

  1. Cook the sliced fennel in salted, boiling water for about 5 minutes or until just tender. Drain. Drizzle with 1 tablespoon of the olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Toss to coat. 
  2. Combine the Parmesan, breadcrumbs and thyme in a bowl. Add half of the mixture to the fennel and toss to combine. Pour the fennel into an oiled casserole dish
  3. Sprinkle with the mozzarella cheese and remaining breadcrumb mixture. Drizzle with olive oil. 
  4. Cover and bake in a preheated 375-degree F oven for about 20 minutes. Uncover and continue baking until golden brown, about 10 to 15 minutes.

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Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
Oooh, something different to serve for the holidays, or anytime. Exciting!
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