Fermented Fennel Recipe

Fermented fennel is a tangy and flavorful side dish that is made by fermenting fennel bulbs in a brine solution. The fermentation process enhances the natural sweetness of the fennel and creates a unique and delicious flavor. This dish is packed with probiotics and is a great addition to any meal. Serve it as a side dish or use it as a topping for sandwiches or salads.

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Ingredients for Fermented Fennel Recipe

  • 1/5 Fennel Bulbs
  • 0.40 cup Water
  • 1/5 tablespoon Salt
  • as required Optional: Spices Or Herbs Of Your Choice

Directions: Fermented Fennel Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Trim the fennel bulbs and slice them thinly.
  • STEP 2.In a large bowl, combine water, salt, and any desired spices.
  • STEP 3.Add the fennel slices to the brine and make sure they are fully submerged.
  • STEP 4.Cover the bowl with a clean cloth or plastic wrap and let it sit at room temperature for 3-5 days.
  • STEP 5.Check the fennel daily and skim off any scum that forms on the surface.
  • STEP 6.After the desired fermentation time, transfer the fennel to a clean jar and store it in the refrigerator.
  • STEP 7.The fermented fennel can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 2 months.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to use clean utensils and jars to prevent contamination during the fermentation process.
  • Feel free to experiment with different spices and herbs to customize the flavor of the fermented fennel.
  • If you prefer a milder flavor, you can reduce the fermentation time to 2-3 days.

Storage and Serving

  • Store the fermented fennel in a clean jar in the refrigerator.
  • Serve it as a side dish or use it as a topping for sandwiches, salads, or charcuterie boards.
  • The tangy flavor of the fermented fennel pairs well with meats, cheeses, and other pickled vegetables.
Nutrition
value
1463
calories per serving
60 g Fat64 g Protein218 g Carbs160 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    60g
  • Protein
    64g
  • Carbs
    218g
  • Fiber
    160g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    218g
  • Protein
    64g
  • Fiber
    160g

Fats

  • Fat
    60g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    4825mg
  • Iron
    75mg
  • Vitamin A
    55mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    2mg
  • Vitamin B2
    1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    24mg
  • Vitamin B6
    2mg
  • Vitamin B9
    5mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    96mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    4mcg
  • Magnesium
    1557mg
  • Manganese
    27mg
  • Phosphorus
    1964mg
  • Selenium
    < 1mcg
  • Zinc
    15mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp