Fennel, Tomato and Feta Salad

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

Refreshing and absolutely delicious, in my opinion- I could make a meal of this myself. Do use a good olive oil, if possible! Cooking time is actually the 30 minutes standing time before serving.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Trim the top of each fennel flush with the bulb, discard stalks; remove and discard tough outer portion (usually just the first layer).
  2. Quarter bulbs lengthwise, then slice lengthwise as thinly as you can (with a knife, mandoline is not necessary).
  3. Combine in the bottom of a large bowl the capers, lemon zest, lemon juice, olive oil, salt and pepper and mix well.
  4. To this dressing, add in the capers and the feta.
  5. Add sliced fennel and tomatoes, and mix well.
  6. Let stand 30 minutes to allow the dressing to permeate the vegetables (unrefrigerated) before serving.


Most Helpful

Really good salad!!!! I love the subtle anise flavor of the fennel paired with the tart lemon juice and salty capers!!! The feta gave it some salt too so next time, I might leave out the 1/2 tsp salt and maybe only throw in 1/4 tsp or less. Will make again, thanks for posting!!

Chef*Lee August 20, 2008

This is the first time I've had fennel and I really liked this salad which featured the fennel. I also think this will also be great for lunch with some tuna added. Thanks for sharing!

ellie_ June 27, 2005

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