Fennel With Olive Oil Dipping Sauce


  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and lightly crushed
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Minced zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 fennel bulb
  • Nutritional Information
    • Nutritional analysis per serving (2 servings)

      524 calories; 54 grams fat; 7 grams saturated fat; 39 grams monounsaturated fat; 5 grams polyunsaturated fat; 11 grams carbohydrates; 4 grams dietary fiber; 5 grams sugars; 1 gram protein; 62 milligrams sodium

    • Note: Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available data.


  1. For the dipping sauce, combine half the olive oil and garlic in a small saucepan and turn heat to medium-low. Cook, shaking pan occasionally, until garlic begins to sizzle. Remove garlic from oil, and pan from heat. Add cold oil to pan along with salt, pepper and lemon zest to taste.
  2. Trim fennel, and cut into thin strips. Serve with dipping sauce.

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