Prezzani Stuffed Artichokes
Recipe type: Antipasti
Cuisine: Italian
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Serves: 4
Prezza's simple but delicious stuffed artichokes
  • 8 Artichokes
  • 8 Slices of Stale Bread
  • 1 Garlic Clove
  • 2 tbsp Parsley
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Pepper
  • 150 ml Olive Oil
  • 100 ml Water
  1. Preheat the oven to 190 C/375 F
  2. Add you bread, salt and pepper, garlic and parsley into a food blender and pulse until a fine breadcrumb mixture.
  3. Clean the artichokes, remove the hard leaves, remove the choke and trim.
  4. Cut the stems off so that they are able to stand up and place close together in a roasting pan so that during cooking so that the filling won't fall out.
  5. Open the artichokes up with your index finger and fill with the breadcrumb mixture. Drizzle 50 ml of olive oil over the top of the artichokes.
  6. Mix the remaining oil into the water and pour into the bottom of the roasting pan
  7. Cover tightly with foil and roast
  8. Cook slowly for 40 minutes.
  9. Use a fork to check their softness and plate.
Recipe by Life in Abruzzo Food & Travel Guide at