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Shaved fennel salad with honey mustard dressing

This shaved fennel salad, dressed with a sweet and zingy honey mustard vinaigrette is a delicious and refreshing summer dish. This crunchy side salad shines wonderfully alongside grilled chicken, pork, fish and seafood dishes.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Servings: 2
Author: Sabine


  • 1 large fennel bulb very thinly sliced
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil extra virgin
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar or apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • sea salt and freshly ground pepper to taste


  • In a small bowl, combine the vinegar, salt, pepper, mustard and honey. Mix well. Add the olive oil and whisk into a creamy consistency.
  • Cut the fennel lengthwise in half. Use a sharp knife to trim off the green fennel fronds, the hard bottom and the core of the fennel bulb. Use a mandolin to slice the fennel paper thin.
  • Transfer the sliced fennel in to a large bowl and toss with the honey mustard dressing to coat.
  • Serve and garnish with the green fennel fronds.