Italian Parmesan Baked Fennel

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  • 2-3 fennel bulbs, cleaned and thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Pinch of pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh Italian parsley


  • Pre-heat oven to 200°C, lightly grease a medium baking dish.
  • Clean the fennel by cutting off the stalks, then cut the bulb in half lengthwise.  Remove the hard core in the middle, then cut thin slices.
  • In a small bowl mix together the parmesan, bread crumbs, salt, pepper and oregano.
  • Line the slices in the prepared baking pan and sprinkle with the parmesan mixture.  Drizzle with a tablespoon or two of olive oil and bake for approximately 20 minutes or until the fennel is tender.
  • Serve immediately.  Enjoy!