Fennel Seed

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A small, bright green crescent-shaped fruit obtained from the flower of the bulbless variety of the fennel plant. This fruit is most often referred to as seed to be used as a spice for adding refreshing taste to various foods. Fennel Seeds are available whole or ground and have a slight licorice-like flavor.

Some of the typical foods seasoned with Fennel Seeds include pork, sausage, wild game such as boar, rabbit or venison, fish, seafood, curries, and breads. A common Chinese seasoning that uses Fennel Seeds is known as five-spice powder. In France, the well known herbes de Provence seasoning also uses Fennel Seeds.

USDA Nutrition Facts

Serving Size1 tbsp, whole
Calories345
Protein15g
Total Fat14g
Total Carbohydrates52g
Dietary Fiber39g
Potassium1694mg
Sodium88mg
Cholesterol0mg

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