Want a simple and delicious artichoke appetizer? In this video, you’ll learn how to use jarred artichoke hearts to make a party-friendly gratin. Using halved artichoke hearts creates individual servings that you can pick up and eat with your fingers. Step-by-step instructions guide you each step of the way. Serve warm or at room temperature for a terrific finger food appetizer or side dish. Go ahead and experiment with different cheeses or seasonings to get lots of variations on this simple party dish. In fact it’s so simple, you’ll wonder why you didn’t think of it yourself.
This easy, all-veggie appetizer idea is proof you don’t have to make a dish, to reinvent it.
Prep: 10 mins | Cook: 10 mins | Additional: 15 mins | Serving: 4
- 6 canned artichoke hearts, drained and halved
- 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
- salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
- 2 tablespoons dry bread crumbs
- ¼ cup finely grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- ½ lemon, cut into wedges
Step 1 Place artichoke heart halves on a paper towel cut-side down to drain for about 15 minutes.
Step 2 Set oven rack about 6 inches from the heat source and preheat the oven’s broiler. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil and lightly coat with vegetable oil.
Step 3 Place artichoke heart halves on the prepared baking sheet, cut side up. Season with salt and pepper, sprinkle with breadcrumbs and Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, and drizzle with olive oil.
Step 4 Broil artichoke hearts until browned on top, about 7 minutes. Serve with lemon wedges.
Per Serving: 89 calories; 6.2 g total fat; 4 mg cholesterol; 268 mg sodium. 6.3 g carbohydrates; 3.3 g protein
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