Roasted Fennel with Carrots and Onions

In our recent exploration of fennel, we’ve tried Orange and Fennel Salad and Fennel and Red Cabbage Coleslaw, now let’s try roasting it.

Roasting fennel takes about 30 to 40 minutes, about the same as carrots, potatoes, parsnips or onions.  The process makes the licorice flavor much milder than when fennel is eaten raw.  You can roast fennel on it’s own or mix it with your favorite roasted veggies.  For a more precise recipe, try this.

Roasted Fennel Onion and Carrot
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Roasted Fennel with Carrots and Onions

A great side for a roast, ham or chicken.
Prep : 15 minutes
Cook : 40 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes


  • 1 bulb fennel
  • 1 cup baby carrots halved, lengthwise
  • 1 medium onion sliced
  • 1/2 tbsp canola oil
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp pepper
  • 1 tbsp fennel fronds chopped


  • Preheat roasting pan in 425°F oven for 10 minutes. Heating the pan will give a nice golden crispy crust to veggies.
  • Cut fennel bulb into quarters and remove core.
  • Cut each quarter into 3 to 4 slices.
  • Toss fennel, carrots and onion together with canola oil, salt and pepper in a bowl until all pieces are coated.
  • Pour oiled veggies on preheated roasting pan.
  • Roast at 425° for 35 to 40 minutes, stirring once half way through.
  • Add fennel fronds to garnish.
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Nutrition Facts (per serving)

Calories: 240kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 8g | Sodium: 817mg | Fiber: 13g | Sugar: 21g | Iron: 2mg
Course: Side Dish, vegetable dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: carrots, fennel, onions, side dish

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