Baked Fennel with Parmesan and Thyme
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
- 3 fennel bulbs
- 1 tablespoon softened butter
- Coarse salt and ground pepper
- 1/3 cup grated Parmesan
- 4 sprigs thyme
Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
Boil 3 fennel bulbs, trimmed and split lengthwise, until tender, about 15 minutes. Drain fennel, cut side down, on paper towels, 5 minutes.
Place fennel, cut side up, in a buttered 8-inch square baking dish and brush with 1 tablespoon softened butter.
Season with coarse salt and ground pepper and top with 1/3 cup grated Parmesan and 4 sprigs thyme.
Bake until cheese is golden brown, about 20 minutes.