Broiled Artichokes

Baby artichokes are more tender.
Baby artichokes are more tender. Pic by M.C.

I’m not so great at growing artichokes. My neighbor gave me some of his and they were really tiny and tender. So now I buy the smallest I can find at the store. They cook faster too and there is less waste. With my method I boil then broil. I used Trader Joe’s newish fermented garlic and it’s delicious. And doesn’t it look pretty?

4 artichokes, small
olive oil
pink Himalayan salt, fine
cracked peppercorn
black garlic, Trader Joe’s ground fermented

Yield: 2-4 servings

I use my veggie steamer pot. Fill it with water, cover, and let it come to a boil. Wash and then cut off a little bit of the top and bottom of the artichokes. Because the artichokes are so tiny, boil them for 25 minutes. Let them cool. Slice the artichokes in half, length wise. Use a spoon to clean out the stickers. Place artichokes inside up in a class pan. I now have an oil sprayer and it works great for this part. Spray the artichokes and then season with salt, pepper, and garlic. Broil on low for 20 minutes or until golden brown on tips. Serve with Vegenaise or Miyoko’s butter. Artichokes are great with a salad or gluten-free garlic bread.

Baby artichokes and Trader Joe's black garlic.
Baby artichokes and Trader Joe’s black garlic. Pic by M.C.

Happy Vegan!

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