Need a uniquely delicious but meatless main course? Just wait until you taste my Spinach, Fennel and White Bean Gratin! The veggies are enveloped in an aromatic cream sauce, and finished with a crisp lid of buttered breadcrumbs and Parmesan cheese. Watch me make this easy poetry right before your very eyes. Then scroll down for the printable recipe:
As I mentioned in the video, fennel affords a mild “licorice” perfume. It does not, however, smell or taste like candy-store licorice. Fennel’s anise-y air is both pure and pleasant. And for those of you who have asked, there is no substitute for fennel. Not one that I can think of, anyway!
Now, please don’t forget to make this Spinach, Fennel and White Bean Gratin! It’s delicious. It’s easy to make. I discovered the dish back in 2013, and I’ve been making it ever since. I hope you’ll give it a try someday.
As promised, here’s the printable: