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Roasted Squash & Fennel With Thyme

Roasted Squash & Fennel With Thyme
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WebMD Recipe from EatingWell.com

We have only one word for this recipe: magical. As the vegetables roast in the oven, the fennel develops sweet, caramel flavors and the summer squash is infused with the garlic. Serve it with grilled pork chops or chicken.

Ingredients
Prep: 30 Minutes | Total Time: 30 Minutes
  • 2 small
    summer squash (about 12 ounces)
  • 1 1/2 cups
    sliced fennel bulb, (about 1 small bulb), plus 1 tablespoon chopped fennel fronds, divided
  • 1 tablespoon
    extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon
    chopped fresh thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon
    salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon
    freshly ground pepper
  • 1/4 cup
    thinly sliced garlic
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 450°F.
  2. Quarter squash lengthwise, then cut crosswise into 1-inch pieces. Combine the squash with sliced fennel, oil, thyme, salt and pepper in a large bowl. 
  3. Spread the mixture evenly on a large, rimmed baking sheet. Roast for 10 minutes. 
  4. Stir in garlic and roast until the vegetables are tender and the fennel is beginning to brown, about 5 minutes more. 
  5. Stir in fennel fronds and serve
Nutritional Information

Makes: 4 servings
Serving Size: 2/3 cup each
  • Calories66
  • Fat4 g
    • Saturated fat1 g
  • Cholesterol0 g
  • Carbohydrates8 g
    • Dietary fiber2 g
  • Protein2 g
  • Sodium167 mg
* Nutritional Guidelines based on the USDA's MyPlate Standards.
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