Gluten-Free Fennel Crisps

by Amie on June 9, 2011

Fresh Fennel.

Just the way I like it.

These beautiful bulbs created a delicious aroma in my kitchen that lingered all day long.

So subtle, yet so sweet.

I purchased 4 fennel bulbs last weekend and decided to create a batch of baked fennel crisps.

Amazing.

Yes, I suggest you go purchase a few bulbs and get started on this one.

This recipe is a beauty.

And a keeper.

The kinda keeper that you ‘keep’ forever printed out and tucked inside your favorite cookbooks.

These lil’ fennel disks were gone within the hour.

A perfect snack to enjoy with hummus.

And the perfect addition to any salad, soup, burger or omelet.

Yum.

Yum. Yum.

Fennel Crisps

Gluten-Free and Vegan

Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 4 bulbs fresh fennel
  • 1/4 tsp. sea salt
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 tsp. lime juice
  • 1/2 tsp. white balsamic vinegar

Directions

  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Slice fennel bulb lengthwise to create disk-like slices.
  3. Prepare a baking sheet with parchment paper or tin foil.  Sprinkle with sea salt and garlic, then drizzle with lime juice and vinegar.
  4. Bake for 40 minutes or until desired crispiness.
  5. Enjoy!
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InTolerantChef June 9, 2011 at 6:10 am

Fennel does smell great doesn’t it? These look yummy!

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Amie June 9, 2011 at 6:56 am

It smells amazing; I’m in love with it…seriously I think I’ll make it every week, hehe. Have a great day!

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Sherilyn @ Wholepromise June 9, 2011 at 4:15 pm

Perfect timing! I have some fennel in my fridge that is begging to be transformed into this. Thanks heaps.

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Amie June 10, 2011 at 8:15 am

That is perfect timing! I hope you enjoy this recipe. I’m in love with fennel this summer and can’t wait to create more recipes! Have a great weekend!

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Baking 'n' Books June 11, 2011 at 11:53 pm

Are you completely GF? And dairy?

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Amie June 12, 2011 at 7:11 am

Yes, I am completely gluten-free and lactose-intolerant. The past few years I have been able to eat Greek yogurt and a bit of dairy, however as of the past few months, I’ve had to cut out all dairy and soy from my diet due to my stomach problems. I’ve also realized that all grains bother my stomach, therefore I have not been consuming any grains. Hope this information was helpful; have a great weekend!

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Stephanie @Lungesandlunch June 12, 2011 at 11:37 pm

What a great idea! I never know what to do with fennel. I just know my tummy likes fennel tea when it’s angry. :) I will definitely try this!

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Amie June 13, 2011 at 3:23 pm

Thanks Stephanie…so glad to hear you like the fennel idea…they are so tender and sweet…I’m a bit obsessed and making them a few times a week. They smell amazing cooking in the kitchen.
Hope you enjoy them!
xo

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Stephanie @ Lungesandlunch June 15, 2011 at 8:25 pm

Oh I’m sure I will. First I have to buy some though ;)

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Amie June 15, 2011 at 8:32 pm

Hope you enjoy the fennel, Steph. It’s my new summertime staple…so tasty n’ naturally sweet. Enjoy! xo

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