Grilled fennel placed over fennel fronds in a white platter. Grilled fennel is the perfect vegetable to be part of your grilled vegetable platter
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Grilled Fennel Recipe

Have you ever had grilled fennel? It is guaranteed to become one of your favorite recipes for side dishes especially for cooking on the grill.
Course Salad/Side
Cuisine Italian
Keyword cooking on the grill, grilled fennel, side dishes, unique grilling ideas
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 102kcal
Author Maria Vannelli RD

Ingredients

  • 2 fennel rinsed, sliced 1/2 inch lengthwise with core intact
  • 2-3 tablespoons olive oil extra virgin
  • pinch sea salt
  • pepper
  • 1/2 lemon juice and zest freshly squeezed, juice and zest
  • Italian parsley (optional) fresh, chopped

Instructions

  • Heat grill to medium high heat.
  • Brush both sides lightly with the olive oil.
  • Place sliced fennel on the grill.
  • Grill until lightly charred. This should take about 3-5 minutes on each side.
  • Remove from grill and place on serving dish.
  • Drizzle with juice of 1/2 lemon. Sprinkle with salt and pepper and serve.
    Optional: garnish with parsley and/or fennel fronds.

Notes

Please keep in mind that the nutritional information provided below is just a rough estimate and variations can occur depending on the specific ingredients used. 
 

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 102kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 7g | Sodium: 61mg | Potassium: 503mg | Fiber: 4g | Vitamin A: 155IU | Vitamin C: 21.2mg | Calcium: 61mg | Iron: 0.9mg