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Baked Fennel With Butter & Cheese

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Ingredients
  Fennels 4 Large
  Freshly ground pepper To Taste
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Freshly grated parmesan cheese 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
Directions

Preheat oven to 350F (175C).
Butter a 13" x 9" baking dish.
Cut off long stalks and bruised leaves from fennels.
Slice end off bulbous base.
Wash fennels thoroughly.
Cut into quarters.
Fill a large saucepan two-thirds full with water.
Bring water to a boil.
Add fennels.
Cook over high heat 10 to 15 minutes or until tender but firm.
Drain fennels on paper towels.
Arrange slightly overlapping in buttered baking dish.
Season with salt and pepper.
Dot generously with butter and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
Bake 15 minutes or until fennel is tender and cheese is melted.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Vegetable

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