Have a heart… an artichoke heart, that is! Artichokes are a delicious and somewhat underrated ingredient. They can add so much delicious flavor to any dish, not just spinach and artichoke dip (although don’t worry, we have recipes for that too)! Check out these 15 recipes from our Food Monster App that have amazing artichokes as the star!
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1. Spanish Artichoke and Zucchini Paella
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What is paella, you ask? It’s a traditional Spanish rice dish, served as the main course, that originated in the province of Valencia. This take on the beloved favorite has turmeric in it rather than saffron (because that stuff is expensive!). Try this Spanish Artichoke and Zucchini Paella from Kinda Vegan by Adams Media!
2. Artichoke Lobster Roll
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A lobster roll is a popular sandwich in New England that consists of a mayo-based filling in a soft, toasted, and buttered bun. This classic sandwich is easily veganized using artichoke hearts, vegan mayonnaise, and a touch of dulse seaweed flakes. Transport yourself to Maine with this delicious comfort food sammie: an Artichoke Lobster Roll from Zsu Dever!
3. Artichokes With Garlic and Black Pepper Aioli
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There are lots of ways to cook artichokes whole-steaming, boiling, roasting, in a slow cooker, in the microwave, but this recipe for Artichokes With Garlic and Black Pepper Aioli from Rachel Carr uses boiling, mostly because you really get a beautiful, creamy texture all the way through, the leaves don’t get tough and dried out, and you’re more assured that it’s cooked all the way through. The garlic & black pepper aioli is perfect for dipping as a replacement for butter.
4. Spinach Artichoke Soup
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This Spinach Artichoke Soup from Gabrielle St. Claire has minimal ingredients, veggie-packed, easy, creamy, affordable, perf for the fall season, can be made in minutes, can be made in bulk, perf for entertaining, has aesthetic appeal, and is just a game-changing recipe!
5. Homemade Gnocchi With Sautéed Artichokes
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Using only five basic ingredients that you probably already have in your pantry, whip up some mouth-watering Italian gnocchi! They’re super easy to make and literally melt in your mouth! And if it can’t already get any better, the freshly chopped basil leaves, artichoke, and garlic perfectly complement this delicious Homemade Gnocchi With Sautéed Artichokes from Elinor Kugler.
6. Creamy Spinach Artichoke Pizza
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7. Easy Spinach and Artichoke Dip
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8. ‘Fillet-O-Fishless’ Artichoke Sandwich
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This ‘Fillet-O-Fishless’ Artichoke Sandwich from Rosie Newton and Dillon Sivyour is so much tastier than its fast food counterpart. The artichoke burger manages to stay beautifully juicy and moist on the inside and crisp on the outside. This is going to be your favorite sandwich!
9. Artichoke and Pesto Hummus Sandwich
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If you’re looking for a deluxe sandwich, you’ve found the right recipe. This Artichoke and Pesto Hummus Sandwich from Liz Martone is layered with pesto and hummus and then stuffed full of artichoke hearts and oven roasted asparagus. It is perfect to eat pretty much any time.
10. Wholesome Pizza With Broccoli and Artichoke
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Cheese won’t even be missed on this absolutely satisfying and wholesome pizza. With delicious roasted veggies on top and a zesty tomato sauce, you can’t go wrong with a Wholesome Pizza With Broccoli and Artichoke from Helene Maj!
11. Creamy Baked Kale and Artichoke Dip
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12. Artichoke and Walnut Pesto Pie
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Pies are one of the best foods ever – they are quick to make, comfortable even for a meal outside the home and moreover they are an infallible way to make vegetables delicious for those who don’t usually like them! This Artichoke and Walnut Pesto Pie from Valentina Chiappa uses artichokes and wild garlic, creating an unusual and tasty mix.
13. Healthy Artichoke Dip
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Here is a Healthy Artichoke Dip from Karielyn Tillman using clean ingredients and it’s also vegan, gluten-free, and dairy-free. You don’t have to sacrifice the tangy flavor of artichokes and the creaminess the chickpeas add for an unhealthy version.
14. Fried Artichoke Hearts With Garlic Dill Aioli
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These Fried Artichoke Hearts With Garlic Dill Aioli from Ashley Hankins have the perfect crunch, but are still tender on the inside. The star of the dish is still the artichoke and its saltiness is accentuated with this tangy topping.
15. Olive and Artichoke Tart With Buckwheat Crust
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In this Olive and Artichoke Tart With Buckwheat Crust recipe from Mitra Shirmohammadi, the combination of salty Kalamata olives, buttery artichoke hearts, sweet green peas, and creamy white bean cashew base is too delicious to pass up! Make your own no-fuss gluten-free crust using only 6 simple ingredients. The filling includes white beans and cashews, which provide much-needed protein and fiber to keep you full and energized as well as several vitamins and minerals like folate, manganese, copper, phosphorus, magnesium, and zinc. Besides the amazing health benefits, these two magical ingredients help yield a smooth creamy base for the tart that complements the flaky crust perfectly.
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