Easy Fish Tostadas with Chili Lime Cream

Flavorful tilapia fillets spice up dinner. Cook them on the broiler rack at the same time as your tostada shells for a super fast dinner.

View Video

NEW Recipes from Our July Magazine

The latest recipes from Better Homes and Gardens are here. We're sharing nine irresistible things to make this month, including sweet cobblers, grilled ribs, and easy weeknight dishes.

View Slideshow

Avocado Toast Recipes to Make for Your Next Brunch

Think brunch is basic? Meet avocado toast. These Instagram-famous toasts are the best thing since sliced bread and can be topped with just about anything you like.

View Slideshow

15 Ways to Enjoy Wine All Summer Long

This summer, say good-bye to room-temperature red wine and slightly chilled whites. We've got 15 cool recipes to help you beat the heat, because we all need a little more wine in our lives.

View Slideshow

Freezer Breakfast Recipes

Introducing 19 easy, freezy breakfast recipes you'll love -- including nutty chocolate pancakes, fresh smoothies, freezer jams, and homey biscuits and gravy. Waking up to a yummy breakfast has never been easier.

View Slideshow

Vegetarian Potato Frittata -- Made In a Skillet!

This super-satisfying egg breakfast features a hearty mix of veggies and a nifty presentation thanks to a cooked-in-the-skillet technique.

View Video

16 Snacks You Need for Your Next Netflix Binge

Netflix bingeing is now an official American pastime, so it only makes sense that it gets its own set of snack recipes. We've gathered some of our favorite snack ideas, from the sweet to the salty to the OMG amazing. Whip 'em up, settle in, and let the marathon begin.

View Slideshow
Popular in Food

Sicilian Artichokes

This traditional meatless Sicilian Lenten dish has fresh artichokes, which are in season during spring. A pressure cooker cuts the steaming time on this hearty springtime recipe.

3.0 by 2 people
1,737 views
Rate me!
  • Makes: 4 servings
  • Prep: 45 mins
  • Cook: 8 mins (at pressure)

Sicilian Artichokes

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Coarsely crush croutons, if large pieces. In a large bowl combine croutons, sweet pepper, mozzarella cheese, and Parmesan cheese. Add anchovies, if using. In a small bowl combine olive oil, vinegar, oregano, salt, and pepper; drizzle over crouton mixture. Toss to combine. Add enough chicken broth to moisten. Set aside.
  2. Wash the artichokes; trim stems and remove loose outer leaves. Cut off 1 inch from top of each artichoke; snip off the sharp leaf tips with kitchen scissors. Brush the cut edges with a little lemon juice. Whack the artichokes, point side down, on a countertop and the center will open to expose yellow center leaves and choke. If necessary, use your fingers to pull the outer leaves away from the center leaves. Use a spoon to scoop out inner yellow leaves and fuzzy center. Brush insides with lemon juice. Spoon the filling into the artichokes, packing lightly.
  3. Put the water in a 6-quart pressure cooker. (This recipe works best in a stainless steel pressure cooker, which most of the newer ones are. Artichokes tend to discolor on contact with aluminum.)
  4. Place the artichokes, stuffing side up, on the rack in the pressure cooker. Cover and lock lid in place. Bring to high pressure over high heat (allow about 10 minutes). Adjust heat for moderate cooking and cook 8 minutes. Quick release the pressure. Serve artichokes in shallow bowls. Makes 4 servings.

From the Test Kitchen

Conventional Method:

Prepare artichokes as above through Step 2. Place artichokes, stuffing side up, in a 4- to 5-quart stainless steel or enamel-coated Dutch oven. Add 1-1/2 cups water to pan. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 25 to 30 minutes or until a leaf pulls out easily. Carefully remove with tongs. Serve as directed above.

Nutrition Facts (Sicilian Artichokes)

    Per serving:
  • 418 kcal cal.,
  • 16 g fat
  • (4 g sat. fat,
  • 1 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 11 g monounsatured fat),
  • 14 mg chol.,
  • 1089 mg sodium,
  • 55 g carb.,
  • 19 g fiber,
  • 9 g sugar,
  • 24 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Comments

close
close
close
close
close

Loading... Please wait...