Fennel Salad

Fennel Salad (Photo Credit - Naomi Silverman)

Farmers' Market Fennel Salad

This simple summer salad is fresh and flavorful and highlights the bounty of the SFC Farmers’ Markets. Serve it as a first course or for a light lunch, and swap it out with other seasonal ingredients to eat it throughout the year.

Serves 2


  • 1 fennel bulb, sliced in half and then thinly sliced
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • 2 small peaches or one large peach, sliced
  • ¼ cup basil leaves, cut into thin strips
  • ¼ cup fennel fronds, chopped
  • Half a lemon
  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste


Add fennel, avocado, and peaches to a bowl and toss lightly

Sprinkle chopped basil and fennel fronds on top

Just before serving, top with a few squeezes of lemon, a drizzle of olive oil, and a sprinkle of salt and pepper