10 Fennel Salad Recipes With Lots of Flavor
Fennel, full of sweet anise flavor and crunchy texture, is a wonderful addition to these healthy salads. Whether you're in the mood for something fresh and fruity to serve as a side (try pairing your bulbs with your favorite citrus, like grapefruit or orange) or something meaty and hearty that's filling enough for a main dish (fennel works wonderfully on steak salads), you'll find a fresh-tasting new favorite in this collection of our favorite fennel salad recipes.
Jennifer's Fennel and Grapefruit Summer Salad
This bright salad — made with fennel, red onions, hearts of palm, and grapefruit — is topped with creamy gorgonzola and tossed in a grapefruit vinaigrette.
Fennel Apple Salad
It's easy to make this salad with just arugula, fennel bulbs, a lemon, pine nuts, grape tomatoes, and Parmesan cheese.
Spring Salad with Fennel and Orange
Arugula, Fennel, and Orange Salad
Try this arugula and fennel salad, topped with juicy orange segments, next time you're in the mood for a sweet, savory, and fresh-tasting salad.
Tomato, Fennel and Watercress Salad
Gabe's Coffee-Crusted Hanger Steak with Apple, Fennel, and Herb Salad
A unique spice rub — made with fennel seeds, dark roast coffee beans, ancho chile pepper, brown sugar, paprika, and red pepper flakes — adds sweet and smoky flavor to the hanger steak that tops this hearty fennel salad.
You need fewer than 10 ingredients to make this simple salad: celery, fennel, a tart apple, lime juice, celery, olive oil, walnuts, salt, and pepper.
Fennel, Grapefruit, and Apple Salad
Clean Orange-Fennel Salad
Cubed fennel bulbs and sliced onions are tossed in an orange juice vinaigrette that's seasoned with rosemary, salt, and pepper.