Creamy Baked Fennel

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READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by threeovens

Creamy, lemony, and cheesy.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
  2. In a large skillet, boil 3/4 cup water, seasoned with salt and pepper; add fennel, cover, and cook until softened, about 5 minutes.
  3. Uncover, cook, stirring frequently, until the water has evaporated, about 2 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, in a saucepan, bring the cream to a boil over medium high heat; reduce to about 2/3 cups, about 3 minutes.
  5. Remove from heat and add fennel seeds and lemon zest; allow to steep for about 3 minutes, then strain into a 2 quart baking dish.
  6. Stir in cooked fennel strips and 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese.
  7. Sprinkle top with remaining Parmesan cheese; bake until browned and bubbly, about 15 minutes.
  8. Garnish with chopped fennel fronds.

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