Fried fennel with olive oil

Fried fennel with olive oil

Fried fennel with olive oil and addition of orange juice will become interesting snack which diversifies your festive menu. For the recipe take rather large bulbs of fennel.

It is required to you

  • - 4 bulbs of fennel;
  • - 4 tablespoons of hot water;
  • - 1 lemon;
  • - 2 big handfuls of arugula;
  • - handful of leaves of mint;
  • - big handful of grain crumbs;
  • - juice and a dried peel from 1 orange;
  • - 2 handfuls of olives;
  • - 2 h spoon of leaves of a thyme fresh or basilica;
  • - olive oil, salt sea.


1. Peel fennel, cut in half lengthways that two big halves turned out, put them in a saucepan, fill in with cold water, add a salt pinch there. Bring to the boil, you cook until fennel becomes soft. After that cast away it on a colander, cool.

2. Now prepare a stuffing. For this purpose mix a fresh thyme with grain crumbs, a shabby dried peel of orange and juice, add the crushed olives cleaned from stones, olive oil of the first extraction and it is a little salt.

3. Accurately divide the cooled-down fennel bulbs into layers, distribute between them a stuffing, again put.

4. Paper for pastries lay a form bottom, lay fennel a stuffing up there, too put the stuffing remains in a form, sprinkle olive oil. Pour in 4 tablespoons of hot water, put in the oven which is warmed up up to 180 degrees. Bake till dark golden color.

5. Tear hands mint and arugula, mix, spread out on four plates. Lay from above 2 halves of fennel, powder with crumbs, water with juice which remained in shape after baking луковичек. Decorate snack with a lemon quarter, give slightly warm.

Author: «MirrorInfo» Dream Team