Stuffed Sicilian Artichokes - Carciofi Ripieni alla Siciliana
Stuffed Artichokes Sicilian Style... a delicious and tasty appetizer.
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
- extra virgin olive oil
- salt & pepper
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- 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.
- Wash and drain the artichokes well.
- In a saute` pan put the bread crumbs and the garlic. Saute` until the bread crumbs are lightly golden. Let cool off.
- 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.
- Mix the ingredients very well until the oil is evenly absorbed.
- Take each artichoke, open the leaves as much as you can and insert among the leaves the bread crumb mixture.
- Place the artichokes in an oven pan and add 1 1/2 inches of water.
- Place the pan on the stove and cook for 15 mins.
- Finish off by putting the pan in the oven for 15 more mins. at 400 F.
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These are the best and exactly how my grandmother cooked them, and showed me! Everyone I’ve made t...
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I switched up the bread crumbs for freselles. Delicious...I cook mine in a pressure cooker for 15min...
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MY FAVORITE!!!!!!!!!!!!!! - Debra-Bevilacqua@comcast.net
My Daughter loves this recipe and shares with all her Chicago friends. - Geopc89
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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this is exactly like I make them. Deliziozi. - LeliaT
In my famiglia we add anchovies.....YUM! a cab chopped stuffed here and there....drizzle the oil fro...
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Our family also mashes a few anchovies into the bread/cheese mixture for great flavor. We steam ours...
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