Fennel and Walnut Salad

“I love using fennel, a more unusual salad ingredient, so this is one of my favourite salads”. Lesley

Fennel resembles a rounded, swollen cluster of celery stalks with green-tinged ribs, and is related to the herb and spice seeds of the same name. All share a mild, sweet licorice flavor. Strip away any coarse outer portion of the fennel bulb before using in recipes.

Salad greens with pears, fennel and walnuts

SERVES 6

Ingredients

Method

Divide the salad greens onto 6 plates. Scatter the fennel and pear slices over the greens. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and walnuts. Drizzle with olive oil and vinegar. Add black pepper, to taste. Serve immediately.

Nutritional Analysis(per serving)

  • Calories 157 Cholesterol 1 mg
  • Protein 3 g Sodium 50 mg
  • Carbohydrate 14 g Fiber 4 g
  • Total fat 10 g Potassium 391 mg
  • Saturated fat 1 g Calcium 66 mg
  • Monounsaturated fat 6 g

For more info and healthier recipes please go to http://www.mayoclinic.com

Mayo Clinic – Tolls for Healthier Lives © Mayo Clinic

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