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Braised Baby Artichokes

This classic Mediterranean recipe highlights two summertime treasures—artichokes and fresh tomatoes. 

Ingredients: 

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6 Tbs. olive oil
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2 lb. baby artichokes, trimmed
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½ cup lemon juice
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4 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
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½ tsp. salt
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1 ½ lb. tomatoes, seeded and diced
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½ cup sliced toasted almonds

Instructions: 

1. Heat oil in skillet over medium heat. Add artichokes. Add lemon juice and garlic when artichokes begin to sizzle, then season with salt. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer artichokes 15 minutes.

2. Uncover pan, and add tomatoes. Simmer 5 to 10 minutes more, or until mixture thickens and most of tomato liquid has evaporated. Season with salt and pepper, and sprinkle with toasted almonds. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Nutrition Information: 

Calories: 
220
Protein: 
4 g
Total Fat: 
18 g
Saturated Fat: 
2 g
Carbohydrates: 
15 g
Cholesterol: 
0 mg
Sodium: 
234 mg
Fiber: 
7 g
Sugar: 
4 g
Yield: 
Serves 6

Comments on this Recipe

You can get these baby artichokes at Trader Joe's.

Where can I get baby artichokes? I have never seen them

ive never even heard of baby artichokes....could i just use artichoke hearts? it looks pretty swell.

got the artichokes in the supermarket. But...you got to know how to clean them.

I haven't tried this yet but you can find baby artichoke hearts in specialty super markets. I have seen them.

Aldie sells small artichokes in jar (in water.) Good price good taste.