We can say that this stuffed artichoke recipe was created exactly to be an irresistible presentation. Follow the guide to start preparing this visual feast.
Health and Taste Together: Vegan Stuffed Artichoke Recipe
We remove a part of the outer leaves and cut off the stem part completely. In order not to darken, we open the middle parts and keep them in freshly squeezed lemon juice. After getting rid of the hairs in the heart parts, the artichoke is now ready to be stuffed.
Although it is a bit of a challenge to prepare stuffed artichokes, it is one of the indispensable vegan dishes with its irresistible visual and unforgettable taste even after eating.
It’s indeed a bit of a long process, but believe me, it will be worth it.
Stuffed Artichoke Recipe (3 Artichokes)
Total Fat: 14g
Artichoke (3 nos)
Scallion (3 branches)
Dill (1/4 bunch)
Yellow onion (1 small)
Rice (1 cup)
Lemon juice (1 lemon)
Cinnamon (1/2 tsp)
Olive oil (1/4 cup)
Sugar (1 tsp)
Allspice (1/2 tsp)
Salt and pepper to taste
For the artichokes not to darken
Lemon juice (1 lemon)
Olive oil (3 tablespoons)
Water (2 cups)
Recipe – 40min prep / 1 hour cooking time
First, wash the artichokes you bought thoroughly in cold water; Make sure that between the leaves is also thoroughly cleaned.
Cut off the stems of the artichokes, and wash them one more time well.
Cut off some of the outer leaves.
Tip: Remove excess and damaged leaves. You can also dilute the leaves as you wish.
Lay the artichokes on their side and cut about 2 inches from the head.
Tear off a few rows of leaves, starting in the middle.
Remove the hairy part of the heart with the help of a spoon.
Put some water in a deep bowl and add the juice of a lemon.
Then put the cleaned artichokes in this lemon water and let it sit for a while.
Mix all the ingredients for the stuff in a bowl.
Tip: You can include the dry and fresh spices you desire in the stuffing filling.
Stuff the artichokes with filling.
Recommendation: If you put filling on the intermediate leaves, you will get a very nice view when cooked.
Take the artichokes in a pot.
Add the water and olive oil and close the lid of the pot.
Turn on the stove and when it starts to boil, lower the heat and let it cook.
Turn off the stove when the leaves are soft and the rice is cooked.
Leave to cool in the pot.
Take the stuffed artichokes on a serving plate and drizzle olive oil on them.
Serve with chopped dill on top.
Cleaning, Storage and Recommendations
It is very important to make sure that you clean the artichoke thoroughly.
Make sure to soak the cleaned artichokes in lemon water. Please do not skip this step.
If you have a lot of leafy artichokes and you want to freeze them, boil them for a short time in lemon and salt water, then place them in ice water and then freeze them.
In this way, you will not lose the vitamins in the artichoke.
You can store artichokes this way for 1 year.
If you haven’t eaten stuffed artichokes before and don’t know exactly how to eat them, start with the outer leaves.
Tear off the leaves one by one and you can eat the meaty part of the artichoke leaf by scraping it with your teeth.
Finally, you can enjoy the hearth part, which is the meatiest part of the artichoke.
What To Serve With Stuffed Artichokes?
Potato salad with mustard dressing is one of its best accompaniments. Also, here is the vegan version of this easy-to-make recipe:
Gently mix boiled potatoes, dill, mustard, cider vinegar, vegan mayo, some lemon juice, baby radish, garlic, peas, and salt. That’s all!