Artichokes are in season from June to November. Use fresh artichokes in the summer and autumn months to create artichoke and cheese pie, artichoke pesto pizza, and plenty of entertaining and delicious ideas that allow this elegant vegetable to shine. Moreover, artichokes are extremely nutritious, low-carb food that provides numerous health benefits. Few of the dishes with artichoke for you to try:
Artichoke, Spinach and Cheese Pie
Take your cheese pie up a notch with spinach and marinated artichokes. Serve this crumbly, moreish savoury pie with a simple green salad for an easy midweek meal.
Artichoke & Pecorino Bruschetta
These simple and speedy antipasti-friendly toasts are perfect for when you want to spend less time in the kitchen and more with your guest. Some of the dishes this bruschetta goes well with are Lamb cutlets with pistachio & herb dressing, Courgette & anchovy salad and Bellini granita.
Artichoke, Red Onion & Rosemary Risotto
Give your risotto a healthy makeover with this low-fat recipe which is very easy to make and scrumptious at the same time as well. The dish goes amazingly well with Rustic bread.
Artichoke, Garlic & Potato Mash
Spruce up your usual mash with something a bit different. The garlicky artichoke hearts add a new and delicious twist. The dish goes absolutely well with Rosemary & lemon roast chicken. This is the best mash potato you will ever have!
Pesto Pizza with Artichokes & Prosciutto
This is a fantastic twist to a normal pizza. Really easy and quick to make after work and perfect with a glass of chilled white wine and a peppery salad. The dish goes well with pesto sauce. Fragrant and sophisticated, a pesto topping helps make this pizza really special.
Inject the taste of Italy into your picnics and al fresco dinner parties with this irresistibly moreish focaccia. It is suggested to make it the day before and wrap in foil. Eat it cold, or pop in a low oven for 10 mins to warm through. It is just great for the picnic along with barbeque!
Artichoke & Olive Dip
Create a laid-back Italian meal for friends with this delicious dip, breadsticks, olives and cured meats. Devour the combination of Artichoke & olive dip with Caponata. Another way is to serve it on crostini - slices of baguette.
We are rooting for you to try one of these amazing recipes with nutritious and delicious artichokes.
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Source(s): bbcgoodfood, olivemagazine