Recipe Finocchio Con Fontina


4 heads fennel
2 oz. butter
1/2 lb. Fontina

How to make Finocchio con Fontina:

Clean the fennel and cut lengthwise. Boil for 5 mins. in salted water and drain. In a buttered baking dish, alternate a layer of fennel with slices of Fontina and butter.

Sprinkle with salt, very lightly with nutmeg. Add a ladleful of broth and put under the broiler. The dish is done when the cheese has melted.

Serves 4