Baked Fennel au Gratin

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      35 min

Appears in
American Baking

By Patricia Lousada

Published 1986

  • About

A sensationally good vegetable dish which can be prepared well in advance and baked just before serving. It is delicious with any meat or fish.


  • 1 kg (1 lb) fennel (trimmed weight), the bulbs cut into 5 mm (¼-inch) strips


Preheat the oven. Place the fennel strips in a large pan of boiling salted water and boil them for about 5 minutes, until the fennel is just al dente. Drain, refresh under cold running water and drain again and then turn into a 1.75-litre (3-