Fennel Seeds - 1 teaspoon, 2 grams and 7 calories.
Fennel seeds are an oval, green or yellowish dried fruit. Fennel is considered to be both an herb and a spice.
The seeds are found ground, cracked or whole with an anisle like flavor but more aromatic, sweeter and less pungent.
The seasoning is used to spice sausages, tomato sauce, pork, fish, curry mixes, meat loaf, breads, cakes and pork roasts. Also used to flavor several liquors.
Toasting the seeds enhances their flavor.