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Caramalized Fennel with Grana Padano Cheese

By David Rocco’s Dolce Vita 


– 2 large fennel bulbs, rinsed and trimmed, cut into eights
– 6 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil (90ml)
– 1/2 cup Grana Padano cheese, freshly grated
– 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
– Salt and pepper to season


Place fennel in boiling salted water for about 7 minutes or until tender to fork.

Pre-heat oven at 400 degrees Fahrenheit (200 degrees Celsius)

Drain and place in a baking pan. Drizzle extra virgin olive oil on fennel. Salt and pepper to taste.

Sprinkle Grana Padano cheese and breadcrumbs on fennel. Place baking pan in the oven for approximately 30 minutes or until golden brown.

Yield:  4 servings

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