Don't know what to do with that bulb of fennel that's been sitting in your produce bin? Take it for a spin and make two refreshing fennel salads that are the perfect remedy to beat the summer heat. To obtain tender fennel slices just cut it into quarters and shave it with a vegetable peeler.
A touch of orange makes this fennel salad an absolute delight. The hint of citrus balances the licorice flavor naturally present in fennel. Pair this salad with chicken or seafood and you've got yourself a winner.
If you are keen on the sweet and sour combos, you'll appreciate this radicchio fennel salad. The bitterness of radicchio pairs exceedingly well with the sweetness of fennel. Gorgonzola brings this salad together.