KetoDiet App is free to download, try it now!

Low-Carb Braised Fennel with Lemon

4.1 stars, average of 23 ratings

Low-Carb Braised Fennel with LemonPin itFollow us 134.8k

Fennel is one of my favorite side dishes especially when paired with lemon. This low-carb side dish is perfect for large family dinners, holidays, and to have on hand through the week. I even add this braised fennel to salads! It’s great with any entree but especially good with salmon. Don’t take my word for it, try it yourself!

The #1 Keto Diet App
Low-Carb Braised Fennel with Lemon
Free Download
1,500+ delicious keto recipes
Trialed & tested for best results
Optimized for nutrition
Never feel hungry
Planner & tracker
Track all macros including net carbs
Scan products
Create your own meals
Advanced tracking
Track ketones, blood glucose & lipids
Stay hydrated with water tracking
Track your mood & energy levels
Macro calculator
Calculate your ideal fat, protein & carb intake
Set any goal: weight loss, maintenance or weight gain
Your macros update based on your progress
Progress
Monitor your macros, water intake, mood & energy
Body weight, body fat and body measurements
Ketones, blood glucose & lipids
Evidence-based content
Expert articles to help you make informed choices
Guides & free diet plans
New daily content
And so much more...!
Complete Keto Diet guide
Integrated shopping basket
Restaurants & guide to eating out
Free Download

Hands-on Overall

Allergy information for Low-Carb Braised Fennel with Lemon

✔  Gluten free
✔  Dairy free
✔  Egg free
✔  Nut free
✔  Nightshade free
✔  Pork free
✔  Avocado free
✔  Coconut free
✔  Fish free
✔  Shellfish free
Pescatarian
Low FODMAP
Vegetarian
Vegan
Download Recipe

Nutritional values (per serving)

Net carbs6.8 grams
Protein1.9 grams
Fat9.3 grams
Calories128 kcal

Calories from carbs 23%, protein 6%, fat 71%

Total carbs11.5 gramsFiber4.7 gramsSugars6.1 gramsSaturated fat1.4 gramsSodium270 mg(12% RDA)Magnesium27 mg(7% RDA)Potassium647 mg(32% EMR)

Ingredients (makes 6 servings)

Note: Lemons are used for infusing and are counted partially in the nutrition facts.

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 190 °C/ 375 °F (conventional), or 170 °C/ 340 °F (fan assisted). Cut the fennel bulbs into wedges and slice the lemon into thin wedges as well. Arrange in a single layer in a 15 x 10 inch (baking dish. Low-Carb Braised Fennel with Lemon
  2. Drizzle with olive oil and cover tightly with foil. Low-Carb Braised Fennel with Lemon
  3. Roast for 1 hour, uncover and continue roasting 25-30 minutes until golden and the edges of the fennel start to crisp. Serve immediately. Low-Carb Braised Fennel with Lemon

Ingredient nutritional breakdown (per serving)

Net carbsProteinFatCalories
Fennel bulb, fresh
6.3 g1.9 g0.3 g47 kcal
Lemon juice, fresh
0.5 g0 g0 g2 kcal
Olive oil, extra virgin
0 g0 g9 g80 kcal
Salt, pink Himalayan rock salt
0 g0 g0 g0 kcal
Total per serving
6.8 g1.9 g9.3 g128 kcal

Low-Carb Braised Fennel with LemonPin itFollow us 134.8k

  1. Blog
  2. Recipes
  3. Sides
  4. Low-Carb Braised Fennel with Lemon
  1. Blog
  2. Recipes
  3. Vegan
  4. Low-Carb Braised Fennel with Lemon
  1. Blog
  2. Recipes
  3. Vegetarian
  4. Low-Carb Braised Fennel with Lemon
  1. Blog
  2. Recipes
  3. Low-Carb Braised Fennel with Lemon
  1. Blog
  2. Lauren Lester
  3. Low-Carb Braised Fennel with Lemon

Do you like this recipe? Share it with your friends! 

Lauren Lester
Creator of Healthful Creative

Lauren Lester

Lauren is a food photographer, recipe developer, and author.

She is the founder of the creative content agency, Healthful Creative. HC specializes in helping food centered brands share their story through recipe development + food photography.

Let us know what you think, rate this recipe!

Leave a comment

Note: Any links to products or affiliate links will not be approved.
Please note that we do not offer personalised advice. For any diet related questions, please join our Facebook community.

Comments (2)

The fennel roasts for an hr and a half??

Reply

Hi Helene! Yes, that's correct. We're braising here so the longer cooking time gets the fennel really soft then the additional time without it being covered allows the edges to crisp up.

Reply