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Stuffed Artichokes Recipe

Add this Stuffed Artichokes recipe to your menu for dinner parties, holidays, or special occasions! Serve this dish as a vegetarian appetizer or as a side dish along with steak, chicken, or seafood.

Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 6 servings
Calories 325 kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs. artichokes about 3-4 medium-sized
  • 1 ½ cups breadcrumbs Italian seasoning*
  • ½ cup Parmesan cheese shredded
  • cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup parsley finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic crushed
  • ½ tsp. lemon zest
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. black pepper
  • 1 lemon juice

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Prepare the artichokes: Cut the stem flat so that no more than ½ of an inch remains. Using a serrated knife, trim the other end with the pokey leaves by at least 1 inch. Hold the artichoke with both hands and spread out the leaves to reveal the choke. Pull out all of the feathery pieces with purple-tinted edges. Remove the choke by using a spoon with a relatively sharp edge, being sure to scrape the sides so all of the fuzzy pieces are removed. Trim the pointed end of each of the leaves with scissors so they are flat. Cut the lemon into quarters and brush the cut parts of the artichoke with juice. Repeat this process with the remaining artichokes.
  3. In a medium-sized bowl mix together the breadcrumbs, Parmesan cheese, oil, parsley, garlic, lemon zest, salt, and pepper.
  4. Stuff each artichoke equal amounts of the filling, being sure to pull apart the larger leaves to get some in there.
  5. Place the stuffed artichokes in a large Dutch oven or baking dish and then fill up with water until it reaches the level of the first leaves. Cover with a lid (or a piece of aluminum foil if a dish was used) and bake in the preheated oven for 40-45 minutes, or until the artichoke is tender and the breadcrumbs are golden brown.
  6. Serve immediately with a sprinkle of finely chopped parsley and Parmesan cheese. Enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Stuffed Artichokes Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 325 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Fat 16g25%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 10g
Cholesterol 6mg2%
Sodium 635mg28%
Potassium 669mg19%
Carbohydrates 38g13%
Fiber 10g42%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 12g24%
Vitamin A 302IU6%
Vitamin C 31mg38%
Calcium 227mg23%
Iron 4mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.