My daughter is always asking me to buy artichokes. For kids, what could be better than a tree-shaped veggie just begging to be played with, dipped in butter, and nibbled on? Until recently, the only way I knew to prep and serve artichokes was in just that way. The same way my mom prepared them for me. Which was the same way her mom prepared them for her.
Butter isn’t the only way to make an artichoke taste good. With mounds of them now stacked up at the grocer, awaiting springtime cooking, why not try some of these 12 incredible recipes and enjoy artichokes in all sorts of different (and delicious!) ways?
Artichokes: 12 Ways 1 of 13
Enjoy artichokes! These 12 recipes spotlight the flavors and textures of artichokes in a beautiful way!
Two-Bite Creamy Artichoke Tartlettes 2 of 13
If you like artichoke dip, you're going to love these delectable little two-bite tarts!
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Potato Salad With Artichoke Hearts 3 of 13
No need for mayonnaise in this light potato salad chock full of healthy ingredients!
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Brian Boitano’s Summer Pasta 4 of 13
This recipe was nabbed from Olympic figure skater Brian Boitano, and it's a winner!
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Chicken Panini With Artichoke and Olive Tapenade 5 of 13
Artichoke hearts and olives make an irresistible and original spread for a panini, sandwich, or cracker bread!
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Duarte’s Famous Cream of Artichoke Soup 6 of 13
Make a restaurant quality meal with this Portuguese artichoke soup from Duarte's Tavern- a real treat!
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Warm Artichoke and Spinach Dip 7 of 13
This artichoke dip takes minutes to prepare, and will disappear seconds after you serve it!
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Creamy White Bean and Artichoke Spread 8 of 13
Serve this spread with warm pita bread for an snack that's full of flavor but not guilt!
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Artichoke and Roasted Red Pepper Soup 9 of 13
Artichokes and roasted red peppers pair beautifully together, and this steamy soup is perfect on a chilly night!
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Artichoke Chicken Pasta 10 of 13
Switch up the red sauce on your pasta with artichokes, chicken, and parmesan for a tasty new dish!
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Artichoke Chevre Dip 11 of 13
Serve this artichoke chevre dip at your next party for an easy and tasty appetizer!
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Gwyneth Paltrow’s Stuffed Artichokes 12 of 13
You know if it comes from Gwyneth, it's gotta be good!
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Creamy Artichoke Tuna Melt 13 of 13
Tuna, artichokes, and cream cheese make this sourdough bread topper sensational!
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