16 easy ways with artichokes
Discover delicious ways to savor the spring vegetable, from salads to light stews to pastas
Baby Artichoke Antipasto
Part salad, part appetizer, and all delicious, this is a great way to turn small artichokes into a special dish.
Recipe: Baby Artichoke Antipasto
These artichokes can be cleaned and blanched ahead, then tossed on the grill next to your favorite summer chicken or rib recipe.
Recipe: Grilled Artichokes
Italian Chicken Sausage and Artichoke Soup
A twist on the classic Italian wedding soup, this uses leaner chicken sausage and artichokes to add flavor to a soothing broth. Finish each serving with a few sprinkles of freshly grated parmesan cheese.
Shrimp and Artichoke Linguine Alfredo
This is an elegant, adult version of fettuccini alfredo, with fresh shrimp and artichoke hearts playing the starring roles.
Warm Crab and Artichoke Dip with French Bread
What’s better than spinach and artichoke dip? Fresh crab and artichoke dip, of course.
This is a good weeknight dinner that lets artichokes shine next to boneless, skinless chicken breasts. Served with a salad and a nice glass of wine and it’s ready for guests.
Recipe: Lemon-Artichoke Chicken
Roasted Baby Artichokes with Spring Salsa
The crunchy toasted nuts, stir-fried favas, and curls of parmesan cheese add layers of richness to this dish.
Chicken Halves with Artichokes and Garlic
This falls between classic roast chicken and a braise. Adding a bit of water to the juices and the garlic creates a sauce to spoon over mashed potatoes.
Artichokes with Mint and Lemon
Because this is such a simple salad, it’s important to use super-fresh vegetables and top-quality olive oil and cheese.
Recipe: Artichokes with Mint and Lemon
Fresh artichokes usually take a long time to cook, but if you slice them thinly and then saute them, they cook up in a flash.
Recipe: Artichoke Bruschetta
Farfalle with Artichokes, Peppers, and Almonds
Ground almonds take the place of pasta's usual parmesan, making this a good vegan choice. Trim raw artichokes down to the very tender hearts and slice them quite thin, so they're crisp but not chewy.
Creamy Artichoke Soup
When winter is making the turn to spring, a warm and seasonal artichoke soup is a great antidote to wet weather.
Recipe: Creamy Artichoke Soup
Artichokes with Garlic-Thyme Mayonnaise
A simple savory mayonnaise works as a dipping sauce for simmered artichokes, the quickest and easiest way to prepare them.
Chicken Stew with Olives and Lemon
Artichokes add a real earthiness to this hearty weeknight stew that’s a snap to throw together.
Artichoke Parmesan Sourdough Stuffing
This artichoke stuffing recipe is one of our readers' favorites, and it’s so good that we see no reason to wait until Thanksgiving to enjoy it. Try it with a roast chicken for a simple, anytime dinner.
Artichoke and Fava Pappardelle
White wine brings out artichokes’ delicate sweetness. The artichoke-fava combo, minus the pasta, also makes a great side.
Recipe: Artichoke and Fava Pappardelle