Tag: artichoke

Basil Artichoke Pesto

Ingredients:12 oz frozen, thawed artichoke hearts3 oz Parmesan cheese, grated2 oz fresh basil.5 oz fresh Italian parsley1 oz pinenuts, toasted3 tablespoons olive oil4-5 cloves garlicsaltpepper to serve: 1 lb hot pasta Directions:Place all ingredients in a food processor or blender, pulse until almost smooth. Stir into hot pasta. My thoughts: […]

Steak & Spinach & Artichoke Pasta

Ingredients:1 lb dried ziti1 lb marinated* top round or flank steak, cooked medium rare and sliced6 oz good quality marinated artichoke hearts, chopped, liquid reserved1 ½ cups fresh or frozen spinach¼ cup chopped Italian parsley¼ cup chopped basil¼ cup balsamic vinegar2 tablespoons Dijon mustard2 cloves garlic, mincedsaltpepperolive oil Directions: Bring […]

A Sauce of Two Fishes

Ingredients:32 oz can whole tomatoes, hand crushed1/4 cup olive oil1/4 cup chopped parsley6 oz can tuna, drained and flaked10 anchovy fillets6 canned or jarred artichoke hearts, coarsely chopped4 cloves garlic, mincedred pepper flakes Directions:In a large sauce pan, heat oil. Add garlic and saute until golden. Reduce heat to low […]

How to Prepare and Eat an Artichoke

Ingredients:1 artichoke per personmelted butterlemon juice Directions: Bring a large pot of water to boil. Meanwhile, remove most of the stem and carefully clean the artichoke, removing all dirt or grit. Place in a steamer and steam for about 20 minutes or until or until petal near the center pulls […]

Olive and Artichoke Focaccia

Ingredients:3 1/2 cups flour1 package active dry yeast2 cups lukewarm water2 tablespoons olive oil PLUS 1/4 cup, divided use1 tablespoon salt10 oz can artichoke hearts, drained and chopped1/3 cup Greek olives, halved2 tablespoons fresh rosemary, choppedOPTIONAL: 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, grated Directions:In a small bowl, dissolve the yeast in 1/2 […]

Spinach Artichoke Dip

Spinach Artichoke Dip Ingredients: 12 oz canned articokes, drained and chopped10 oz frozen spinach, thawed and squeezed dry4 oz cream cheese (from a block)3/4 cup sour cream1 cup sharp cheddar, shreddedsaltpepper Directions: Preheat oven to 400. In a medium bowl, combine all ingredients throughly. Scrape into a small (about 12 […]