Raw Fennel has a substantial amount of vitamin C, fiber and is very low in calories.
Raw Fennel and Grapefruit Salad
1 fennel bulb- trimmed of outer layer and stems removed
1 grapefruit- segmented
Parmesan cheese-shaved slices
Salt and Pepper
1. Using a mandolin or a sharp knife, slice the fennel bulb into very thin slices. Place on salad plate.
2. Segment the grapefruit and add 5-6 segments to each salad plate.
3. Top with shavings of Parmesan cheese and season with salt and pepper to taste.
4. Squeeze lemon juice over salad and drizzle with good quality olive oil. Garnish with fennel tops; if desired.