Fennel is one of those tasty spring root veggies that confounds a lot of people. It’s got a mild licorice-like flavor and is great chopped into slaws and salads or cooked up in recipes like this creamy peanut fennel soup!
Fennel has a pronounced anise flavor, but don’t let an aversion to black licorice keep you away from this fall treat. Once you give fennel a chance, you’ll find that this aromatic vegetable lends itself well to a diversity of fall dishes. Here are my top 10 favorites!