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Roasted Fennel And Green Bean Relish

  • Yield: About 6 servings


  • 1 large bulb fennel (about 1 pound), trimmed, and thinly sliced
  • 2 cups thinly sliced onions
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 pound tiny fresh green beans, blanched in boiling water for 1 minute, then shocked in a cold-water bath


  • Preheat the oven to 350ºF.
  • Put the fennel and onions in a roasting pan. Add the olive oil, salt, and pepper and toss to coat evenly. Roast until soft and lightly browned, about 1 1/2 hours. Let cool.
  • Combine the fennel mixture with the beans and toss to mix. Serve at room temperature.