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Grilled Fennel

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Join Toby as she prepares this wonderful side dish on loan from Registered Dietitians Meri Raffetto and Wendy Jo Peterson from their new book "The Mediterranean Diet Cookbook for Dummies"
  Fennel bulbs 2
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon, divided
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Red pepper flakes 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Orange 1
  Almonds 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped

1. Preheat the grill to medium high.
2. Trim the fennel bulbs and cut in half from top to bottom.
3. Drizzle the fennel with 1 tbsp. of olive oil.
4. Season with salt and red pepper flakes.
5. Peel the orange and remove the membrane and segment, keep aside.
6. Toast the almond in a skillet over medium – low heat.

7. Place the seasoned fennels onto the grill and cook for 5 minutes.
8. Turn and grill on the other side for 5 minutes.
9. In a large bowl combine the orange segments and toasted almonds.
10. Slice the grilled fennel and add to the bowl.

11. Drizzle the remaining olive oil over the fennel salad and toss, Serve warm and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 173 Calories from Fat 106

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 12 g18.9%

Saturated Fat 1.4 g6.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 122.2 mg5.1%

Total Carbohydrates 15 g5%

Dietary Fiber 5.7 g22.9%

Sugars 4 g

Protein 4 g7.3%

Vitamin A 5.1% Vitamin C 53.4%

Calcium 9.8% Iron 7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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