Enjoy Artichoke Season with These Recipes

by DailyHealthPost Editorial

4. Perfect Steamed Artichokes

steamed-artichoke-recipe-2013-07-18One of the most classic ways to cook an artichoke involves steaming the whole ‘choke, pulling off the leaves, and eating the fleshy part, dipped in hot butter. Extraordinarily tasty, but kind of high in fat. This version adds olive oil, lemon, and garlic to the artichokes while they’re steaming, imbuing them with flavor so that they don’t need to be dipped in anything.

After 45 to 50 minutes of steaming, these artichokes are ready to go, serving as the perfect first course to a meal. Follow this link to make perfect steamed artichokes.

5. Tomato and Feta Stuffed Artichoke

sundired-tomato-feta-stuffed-artichoke-recipe-2013-07-18Stuffed artichokes take some prep time, but if you want to make a meal with love, this is where to start. First, combine whole wheat bread crumbs, crumbled feta cheese, finely chopped sun-dried tomatoes, chopped fresh basil, garlic, salt, pepper, and olive oil.

This mixture gets stuffed into each leaf of the artichoke, and then the whole package gets steamed in chicken stock (or vegetable, if you prefer). Check out the whole recipe here.

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Sources:

  • http://www.theyummylife.com/Spinach_Artichoke_Dip
  • http://summertomato.com/pan-roasted-baby-artichokes-with-pistachios-lemon-and-black-quinoa-recipe/
  • http://www.myrecipes.com/recipe/artichoke-goat-cheese-stuffed-chicken-10000001197231/
  • http://www.vegetariantimes.com/recipe/perfect-steamed-artichokes/
  • http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/sun_dried_tomato_feta_stuffed_artichokes.html
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