We've rounded up 25 of our favorite recipes with artichokes that are full of flavor!
If you've got fresh artichokes, canned artichokes, or artichoke hearts - we've got ideas for how to use them.
Artichokes have a reputation for being difficult to cook, but we'll show you how to easily make them and use them in other recipes.
Let us know what you make or what your recipes with artichokes are in the comments below!
Artichoke Appetizer Recipes
- Roasted Artichoke Hearts - These delicious roasted artichoke hearts are topped with parmesan cheese and baked till crispy. They're a fantastic simple side dish or appetizer.
- Instant Pot Spinach Artichoke Dip - This creamy cheese Instant Pot Spinach Artichoke Dip is an easy, minimal prep, crowd-pleasing savory dip.
- Herb Artichoke White Bean Dip - This 5-minute dip recipe with white beans, artichokes, fresh herbs, and feta cheese. It's savory, zingy, and perfect with crackers, vegetables, or crostini for any occasion!
- Spinach and Artichoke Flatbread - Made with fresh spinach, marinated artichoke hearts and a lemony, cheese sauce is perfect for pizza night or game day snacking.
- Whipped Artichoke and Feta Dip - This amazing dip is SO easy (10 minutes of prep!) and only uses 5 simple ingredients! It’s rich, garlicky and deliciously addictive. Perfect for, lunch, parties, or just a little evening snack with a glass of white wine!
- Kale Artichoke Dip - Kale Artichoke Dip is creamy, cheesy and sure to be a crowd-pleaser at any family gathering or game day party!
Stuffed Artichokes Recipes
- Baked Stuffed Artichokes - This delicious baked stuffed artichokes recipe is an Italian favorite! Stuffed Italian artichokes are made with a mixture of panko breadcrumbs, shredded parmesan (or pecorino), herbs, olive oil, and lemon juice. You'll love the tender inner leaves of the artichoke!
- Grilled Smothered Artichokes - Large fresh artichokes marinated in a lemony garlic blend, then grilled to a seared and juicy perfection. A great way to make artichoke halves.
- Mushroom and Black Olives Stuffed Artichokes - A wonderful way to stuff whole artichokes. Can be served as a large appetizer or even a main course.
- Greek Style Stuffed Artichokes - Greek Style Stuffed Artichokes are super healthy and super delicious - they're too good to miss!
Main Courses with Artichokes
- Spinach Artichoke Stuffed Pasta Shells - These spinach artichoke stuffed pasta shells are a delicious, vegetarian recipe. They are cheesy pasta deliciousness at its best! A fabulous sunday dinner.
- Chicken Artichoke Olive Skillet - This one pan chicken artichoke olive skillet is filled with Mediterranean style ingredients for an easy weeknight meal packed with flavor.
- Tomato and Artichoke Pasta - Tomatoes, artichokes, and cream come together in this delicious 20 minute artichoke pasta recipe. A super quick and easy dinner that’s great for any night of the week.
- Spinach Artichoke Stuffed Chicken - This healthy meal is the best - creamy spinach and artichoke dip stuffed inside chicken breasts that are seared to a golden brown.
- Cheesy Artichoke Pizza - Made with a super cheesy and delicious white base and topped with marinated artichokes and prosciutto cotto (Italian ham). Take your next pizza night to the next level!
Mediterranean Artichoke Recipes
- Mediterranean Chicken Salad - This Mediterranean chicken salad is everything you need in an easy, quick weeknight meal. It's full of delicious flavors - artichokes, bell peppers, beans, chickpeas - it has everything
- Mediterranean Salmon Salad - Tender salmon combines with crisp Romaine lettuce, juicy tomatoes, artichoke hearts, Persian cucumbers, and much more for a delicious Mediterranean salmon salad recipe.
- Italian Chopped Salad - A welcome addition to your dinner menu on warm summer evenings. Bursting with the flavors of antipasto, our classic chopped salad is filled with salami, provolone, tomatoes, olives, artichoke hearts, pepperoncini and red onion.
Artichoke Salad Recipes
- Artichoke and White Bean Salad - This delicious artichoke white bean salad with shaved Brussels sprouts is a warm and flavorful meal.
- Baked Artichoke Chicken Salad - A super creamy and savory chicken salad that is full of artichokes, green onions, crunchy water chestnuts, and topped with those french fried onions we all love.
- Italian Marinated Artichoke Salad - An easy Italian marinated artichoke salad recipe in just 10 minutes! Only 5 ingredients (+ 5 in the dressing) is all this artichoke heart salad needs.
Artichoke Hearts Recipes
- Artichoke Potato Salad with Dill - This artichoke potato salad with dill is fresh and filling. It’s a simple recipe and is largely hands-off, as the bulk of the time is spent roasting the potatoes. It's a great vegan artichoke recipe.
- Baked Artichoke Hearts with Seasoned Breadcrumbs - Canned artichoke hearts are topped with a mixture of white wine, garlic, lemon, parsley, and breadcrumbs and baked until golden.
- Delicious Bean Salad - This easy bean salad recipe is made with white beans, artichoke hearts, tomatoes, bell peppers, cucumbers, radishes, and more!
What are artichokes?
The globe artichoke (also called the green artichoke or the French artichoke) is a species of thistle that's been cultivated to be edible.
When are artichokes in season?
Artichokes are at their peak from March through May, but they are often available year-round at grocery stores.
What part of the artichoke is edible?
The base of the leaves, the heart, and the stem of the artichoke are all edible. The inedible part is the fuzzy choke in the center at the base of the artichoke.
What do artichokes taste like?
How to know if an artichoke is fresh?
Artichokes should be heavy for their size and should have a tight, compact head with closed leaves. Artichokes should be dry (if they are slimy they're rotting) and the leaves should be firm.
What to do with artichoke stems?
You can eat the stem of the artichoke if you peel it and boil it. It's a tender piece that tastes similar to the artichoke heart. Use a vegetable peeler to remove the outer layer and boil the stem.
Are artichokes good for you?
Artichokes are very good for you! THey're packed with antioxidants, folate, dietary fiber, and vitamins C and K.
What are baby artichokes?
Baby artichokes are chokes picked from the lower part of the plant. They are smaller than the regular artichoke head and with a little bit of trimming can be eaten whole, because they don't have the hairy choke inside of them.
Try these braised baby artichokes with mushrooms.
Are Jerusalem artichokes the same as artichokes?
Although they have artichoke in the name Jerusalem artichokes (also called sunchokes) are not artichokes. They are an edible root vegetable first cultivated in North America.
- 1 (14 ounce) can artichoke hearts, drained
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 teaspoon sea salt
- 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
- 1/3 cup shredded parmesan cheese
- Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
- Pat the artichoke hearts dry with a paper towel.
- Toss the artichoke hearts with olive oil, sea salt, and black pepper.
- Place the artichoke hearts in a single layer across a parchment or aluminum foil lined, rimmed baking sheet - cut side down. Bake for 20 minutes.
- Remove the artichokes from the oven, flip them over and sprinkle on the parmesan cheese. Bake for an additional 5 minutes.
- Place the roasted artichoke hearts on a serving plate and serve immediately.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 61Total Fat: 5gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 5mgSodium: 645mgCarbohydrates: 1gFiber: 0gSugar: 0gProtein: 3g
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