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Roasted Fennel with Orange and Basil
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
45 mins
Total Time
50 mins
 
Roasting is one of the easiest techniques for cooking veggies. It gives them a nutty, lightly sweet, and deliciously crispy finish. This fennel dish is a perfect side for roasted chicken or pork that will brighten up the entire meal.
Calories: 431 kcal
Ingredients
  • 4 heads fennel cored and cut into wedges
  • olive oil cooking spray
  • 1 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 2 navel oranges segmented
  • 1 tsp orange zest
  • 2 TB chopped basil
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees and line two baking sheets with parchment paper. Spray fennel wedges lightly with cooking spray and toss with salt and pepper. Spread evenly across both sheets and roast for 20 minutes. Stir fennel and switch pan positions in oven and continue roasting for an additional 20 minutes or until fork tender and lightly browned on the edges. 
  2. Add orange segments and stir to combine. Continue to roast for an additional 5 minutes or until heated through. Toss with orange zest, garnish with basil and serve at once.

Nutrition Facts
Roasted Fennel with Orange and Basil
Amount Per Serving
Calories 431 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2g 3%
Sodium 3396mg 142%
Potassium 4339mg 124%
Total Carbohydrates 104g 35%
Dietary Fiber 35g 140%
Sugars 23g
Protein 14g 28%
Vitamin A 44.5%
Vitamin C 341.2%
Calcium 57.9%
Iron 40%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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