Fennel and Chard Gratin

Preparation info

  • Serves

    2

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Spring and Summer Cooking with a Veg Box (Riverford Companions)

Spring and Summer Cooking with a Veg Box (Riverford Companions)

By Guy Watson

Published 2015

  • About

Gratins are a great way of serving fennel if you prefer its softer, sweeter cooked favour. They–re a real Riverford staple. Adding greens gives the dish colour and extra nutrients.

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • knob of butter
  • 1 large fennel bulb, core removed, thinly sli

Method

Heat the oven to 190°C/Gas 5.

Heat the oil and butter in a pan. Add the fennel slices and chard stalks and cook very slowly, stirring now and then to stop it catching, until the fennel is lightly browned, about 15 minutes.

Meanwhile, boil the chard leaves in a pan of sa