Baked Fennel au Gratin Recipe

Atkins Baked Fennel au Gratin
Net Carbs
Prep Time: 5 Minutes
Cook Time: 50 Minutes
Phase: Phase 3
Difficulty: Difficult
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  • 0 3/16 Atkins Soy-Free Flour Mix
  • 0 1/4 cup Unsalted Butter Stick
  • 2 bulb Fennel Bulk
  • 0 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 0 1/4 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1 cup Heavy Cream
  • 0 1/2 cup, shredded Gruyere Cheese
  • 2 tbsp Parmesan Cheese (Grated)


Use the Atkins recipe to make Atkins Soy-Free Flour Mix for this recipe, you will need 3 tablespoons.

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Grease a shallow 2-quart baking dish with 1 teaspoon butter and set aside.
  3. Trim fennel, leaving 1 stalk on each bulb. Quarter bulbs and remove center core. Cut crosswise into 1/4-inch slices. Place fennel in a saucepan and cook in lightly salted water over medium heat until just tender, about 10 minutes. Drain fennel and season with salt and pepper. Transfer fennel to dish, pressing down to form an even layer. Set aside.
  4. In a medium saucepan melt butter over medium heat. Stir in 3 Tbsp baking mix and cook 2 minutes.
  5. Add cream and bring to a boil. Cook, whisking constantly, until thickened, about 5 minutes. Turn off heat and stir in Gruyere until melted.
  6. Pour sauce evenly over fennel and sprinkle dish with Parmesan cheese. Cover with foil and bake 15 minutes; uncover and bake 15-20 minutes more until golden brown and bubbly.

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