Stuffed Sicilian Artichokes - Carciofi Ripieni alla Siciliana

Stuffed Artichokes Sicilian Style... a delicious and tasty appetizer.


Stuffed Sicilian Artichokes - Carciofi Ripieni alla Siciliana

Ingredients

For 4 Person(s)

For the Artichokes:

  • 8 medium sized artichokes
  • 1 pound plain bread crumbs
  • 1/4 pound grated Grana Padano or Parmigiano Cheese
  • 2 Cloves finely chopped garlic
  • parsley
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • salt & pepper
 
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Directions

  1. Clean the artichokes by removing the harder outer leaves and cutting the stem and the top part of the leaves as they may have thorns.
  2. Wash and drain the artichokes well.
  3. In a saute` pan put the bread crumbs and the garlic. Saute` until the bread crumbs are lightly golden.  Let cool off.
  4. Add to the bread crumbs the finely chopped parsley, salt & pepper as desired, a bit more finely chopped garlic, the grated cheese and some olive oil.
  5. Mix the ingredients very well until the oil is evenly absorbed.
  6. Take each artichoke, open the leaves as much as you can and insert among the leaves the bread crumb mixture.
  7. Place the artichokes in an oven pan and add 1 1/2 inches of water.
  8. Place the pan on the stove and cook for 15 mins.
  9. Finish off by putting the pan in the oven for 15 more mins. at 400 F.
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Reviews

5
Thursday, 14 December 2017
MY FAVORITE!!!!!!!!!!!!!! - Debra-Bevilacqua@comcast.net
5
Thursday, 14 December 2017
My Daughter loves this recipe and shares with all her Chicago friends. - Geopc89
5
Thursday, 14 December 2017
i changed this recipe around a bit. i made bread crumbs from a hard left over loaf of bread from a l...
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- sud_italiano
5
Thursday, 14 December 2017
this is exactly like I make them. Deliziozi. - LeliaT
5
Thursday, 14 December 2017
In my famiglia we add anchovies.....YUM! a cab chopped stuffed here and there....drizzle the oil fro...
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- Kattrinka
5
Thursday, 14 December 2017
Our family also mashes a few anchovies into the bread/cheese mixture for great flavor. We steam ours...
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- Tivadoc
2
Thursday, 08 September 2016
The flavor should be good but the cooking time is off. You need to cook artichokes for at least one...
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- dorpas
3
Thursday, 08 September 2016
4 stars for the recipe, but the cooking time is off. My artichokes take well over an hour. Lately ...
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- J_endlich


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