Simply Roasted Fennel With Carrots
In this Roasted Fennel with Carrots vegan dish, the vegetables are lightly caramelized bringing out their delicate flavour. Easy to whip up and so darn delicious! This low fat, low cal side dish goes well with any main, especially with maple-glazed baked salmon steaks.
♥ What is fennel?
Fennel bulb looks like the base of celery crossed with an onion. This interesting vegetable can be eaten raw in salads, cooked in casseroles or soups, but it tastes incredibly delicious when roasted. The interesting thing about the flavour of fennel, when you eat it raw it has mild licorice flavour, but when it is cooked it has a delicate flavour, not at all like licorice. When fennel is roasted it has some sweetness, it is so delicious. Roasting carrots with fennel with a splash of olive oil and lightly seasoned with salt and pepper makes for a tasty side to your favourite protein.
What I love about this roasted fennel and carrot recipe is, it is super healthy, low in calories and takes just minutes to prepare. Fennel contains a significant amount of fiber which is very important in our diet. Fiber decreases the risk of heart disease as it helps reduce the total amount of cholesterol in the blood. If you are searching for a new veggie side to serve with your main, you will love this roasted fennel with carrots dish.
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