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Fennel & Egg al Forno Recipe

Spring is here, and what better way to celebrate than with a dish that bursts with flavor and color? Dive into the delightful world of keto-friendly cuisine with our Fennel & Egg al Forno recipe. Perfect for welcoming the season or adding a vibrant touch to your Easter table, this dish combines the richness of creamy Parmesan cheese sauce with the freshness of fennel and the indulgence of eggs. Get ready to tantalize your taste buds and impress your guests with this savory delight.

Fennel & Egg al Forno

Fennel & Egg al Forno

Indulge in the richness of creamy Parmesan cheese sauce, the freshness of fennel, and the indulgence of eggs in this delightful keto-friendly dish.


  • Fennel bulbs
  • Heavy cream
  • Parmesan cheese
  • Crushed pork rinds
  • Eggs
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Trim the fennel bulbs and cut them into thin slices.
  3. In a saucepan, heat the heavy cream over medium heat until it simmers.
  4. Gradually whisk in the Parmesan cheese until the sauce is smooth and thickened.
  5. Arrange the sliced fennel in a baking dish and pour the creamy Parmesan sauce over it.
  6. Sprinkle crushed pork rinds evenly over the sauce.
  7. Crack the eggs over the fennel and sauce, keeping them intact.
  8. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  9. Bake in the preheated oven for 15-20 minutes or until the eggs are cooked to your desired doneness.
  10. Serve hot and enjoy the delicious flavors!

Breakdown of Ingredients and Average Carb Content

  • Fennel bulbs: Low in carbs, high in fiber, and packed with vitamins and minerals.
  • Heavy cream: Virtually carb-free, it adds richness and creaminess to the dish.
  • Parmesan cheese: Low in carbs, high in protein and calcium.
  • Crushed pork rinds: Zero carbs, adds a crunchy texture and savory flavor.
  • Eggs: Carb-free, rich in protein and essential nutrients.
  • Salt and pepper: Negligible carb content enhances the flavor of the dish.


With its creamy sauce, crisp fennel, and perfectly cooked eggs, our Fennel & Egg al Forno is a keto masterpiece that’s sure to become a favorite in your household. Whether you’re celebrating the arrival of spring or hosting an Easter gathering, this colorful and flavorful dish will impress your guests and leave them craving more. Try it out and let us know how you like it – because with eggs in a rich cream sauce, it’s definitely a winning combination!

Recipe and Image By: @patrickmaese

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