Braised Carrots and Fennel
Serve with Olive and Garlic Soft Cheese Spread with Whole-Grain Baquette and Yukon Gold Potatoes, Orange Balsamic Rock Cornish Game Hens, Sweet and Spicy Brussels Sprouts and Pumpkin Pie with Almond Spiced Whipped Cream.
- 6 large carrots, peeled
- 2 large bulbs fennel
- 1 large onion
- 1 teaspoon sugar
- 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil (EVOO)
- 3 tablespoons chopped dill
- 3 tablespoons chopped chives
Slice the carrots 1/2-inch thick on an angle.
Quarter the fennel bulbs lengthwise, cut into bulb to remove core and thinly slice, or roughly chop. Reserve 1/4 cup chopped fennel fronds.
Halve and slice the onion. Fill a skillet with 1/4-inch water. Add vegetables then sprinkle with sugar and salt and drizzle with 2 tablespoons EVOO. Simmer covered 20 minutes, and uncovered for 5 minutes and adjust salt.
Toss vegetables with fennel fronds, dill and chives.