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Fennel Baked in Cream Recipe with Cheese

Finocchio al forno (fennel baked in cream and Grana Padano)

Published: August 24, 2019 at 4:01 pm
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 4 as a side

Put fennel at the heart of this easy Italian bake, it's the ideal indulgent side to serve with a Sunday roast

Nutrition:
NutrientUnit
kcal676
fat64.5g
saturates39.1g
carbs8.9g
sugars3.8g
fibre3.7g
protein13.1g
salt0.6g
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Make this finocchio al forno, then check out our pasta al forno, tomato pasta bake, sausage pasta bake, baked feta pasta and more comforting pasta bake recipes.

Ingredients

  • 2 bulbs fennel, thinly sliced
  • olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 400ml double cream
  • 200ml whole milk
  • 100g Grana Padano, finely grated

Method

  • STEP 1
    Heat the oven to 190C/fan 170C/gas 5. Put the fennel in a large, deep 20cm x 30cm ovenproof dish, drizzle with a little oil, season and roast for 30 minutes until starting to caramelise and soften. Mix together the garlic, cream and milk in a bowl and season. Pour over the fennel, sprinkle over the Grana Padano and bake for 30-35 minutes or until the fennel is very tender and the top golden.

*This recipe is gluten-free according to industry standards

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