Fennel popularity is based on its aromatic properties. It contains some beta-carotene, folate and potassium as well as anethole, anisic acid, fenchone and limonine which produce the unique flavour of the vegetable. Fennel is particularly tasty cooked with fish or other bland foods. It is also good in sandwiches.
Calories in Fennel:
4oz/100g = 50 calories