Fragrant Fennel in Fresh Fig Sauce

Total Time
40mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

It's best to use fresh figs but if they're not available, substitute 3 cups of canned figs.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cut each fennel bulb in half lenghwise through the base, the cut each piece in half again. Remove the outer pieces of the bulbs if they look tough or stringy.
  2. Coat a large nonstick frying pan with nonstick cooking spray. Place over medium-high heat and add fennel in a single layer. Cook, turning, until lightly browned (2 - 3 minutes).
  3. Add broth, water, salt and figs. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer until fennel is just tender (about 20 minutes).
  4. Stir in vinegar and pepper. Increase heat to medium-high and cook, stirring occasionally, until sauce has thickened slightly (5 - 7 minutes).
  5. To serve divide among plates and top with fig sauce and parsley.

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