Roasted Fennel, Red Pepper and Onion

This roasted red pepper, fennel and onion casserole with optional bacon makes a satisfying light lunch, especially if you’ve had a large breakfast 🙂

Quick and easy with crisp, tender roasted vegetables, the casserole is also perfect as a side dish with either chicken, pork chops or steak.

Roasted Fennel, Red Pepper and Onion

2 fennel bulbs, sliced

2 red bell peppers, cut into squares

2 small onions, quartered

3 large cloves garlic, slivered

1 tsp sage leaves

Salt and pepper

1 1/2 tbsp olive oil

Crisp fried bacon batons(optional)

In a large bowl, mix the vegetables, seasonings and oil together.  Pour into a roasting pan and roast at 425 degrees F for about 35 minutes, stirring half way.  If using the bacon, sprinkle on top of the roasted vegetables.

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16 Responses to Roasted Fennel, Red Pepper and Onion

  1. Assia says:

    This looks delectable and so healthy! Thank you for sharing!

  2. I’m still sitting on the fence with regards to fennel, but I think this would go down well – nice and crunchy, plus it’s a feast for the eyes 😀

  3. Frugal, Frugal. I love the triangle in an orchestra…..

  4. Karen says:

    Roasting vegetables brings out all their lovely flavors. I just love fennel and don’t understand why more people don’t eat it.

  5. cjdelgrosso says:

    This is great, I love using fennel in my dishes!

  6. I love fennel too. I think that the aversion to it has to do with its kind of licorice-y, anise-y taste maybe . . .

    But these colors are beautiful. And who doesn’t want to eat beautifully colored food?

    • Yes but Daisy you do taste a mild anise-y flavor when it’s raw but when its roasted, the flavor changes, sort of like garlic. I love looking at and eating beautifully colored food!

  7. ceciliag says:

    As beautiful as your pork belly is I am very tempted to go and have a whine at Jacques cafe as well! Maybe i will get a sugar cube of morning delight as consolation.. wonderful.. c

  8. nice! lovely and light recipe. To save time, instead of grilling the peppers separately.

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