Artichoke is an extraordinarily nutritious and powerful herb that has a soft vegetable flavor that we all love to eat. It regulates cholesterol, diabetes and excess kilograms, and also helps in digestion problems and problems with the liver, kidneys, and colon. There are more than 40 kinds of artichokes around the world, and all can be eaten. The central part that is eaten is the heart of the artichoke, while young artichokes can be eaten whole, and in the mature artichokes, the old leaves and the top of the stem need to be removed before cooking.
Artichoke is an excellent source of folic acid, vitamin C, K and B, minerals, and antioxidants. For comparison in 100 g artichokes has about 80% water, 14% carbohydrates, 3% protein, 2% minerals, vitamins and fats in minimal quantities.
The classic spinach and artichoke dip is a must-have meal, but artichokes are usually prepared as fried, grilled, alone or with vegetables, beans or pasta.
If you have no idea what to cook tastily, we offer these 10 easy and vegan artichoke recipes for your menu. They’re perfect for lunch, dinner or dessert, nutritious, and delicious – a perfect meal for the whole family.
Olive and Artichoke Tart With Buckwheat Crust
This olive and artichoke tart is an incredibly tasty and healthy lunch made with just 6 ingredients. It’s easy to make, grain and sugar-free recipe, with buckwheat crust, creamy filling, and exciting topping. A meal full of flavors and if you don’t have fresh dill for garnish, you can use chili flakes sprinkled on top for a nice finishing touch. Click here to try it,
Artichoke ‘Crab’ Cakes
Juicy and salty, high carb and fiber, these artichokes cakes are perfect lunch or dinner idea. Follow the instructions and cook the cakes until they’re crispy and lightly golden. Serve hot with lemon juice and a little more Old Bay or with Ketchup.Click here to try it.
Garlic Asparagus Artichoke Pasta
Refreshing and light, made with a couple of ingredients, this garlic asparagus, and artichoke pasta is a quick and easy meal perfect for your next lunch. You first need to boil the pasta and roast the asparagus. Then cook the artichokes over medium heat for 3-4 minutes on each side. Pour the cooked pasta with the artichokes, drizzle with olive oil, and add in garlic cloves, lemon juice, and salt and pepper, to taste. Stir to combine all the flavors. In the end, add the asparagus and sprinkle with fresh thyme. Click here to try it.
Sriracha Artichoke Rolls
These sriracha artichoke rolls are an excellent, easy to make, and delicious meal – perfect gluten and sugar-free, spicy rolls. First, cook the artichokes and chickpeas with garlic, salt, and pepper. Set aside to cool while you chop the vegetables. For the final step in a bowl, add celery, carrots, cilantro, yogurt, lime juice, Sriracha, roasted beans, and artichoke and mix well. Toast the buns and add the mixture. Optionally serve with a green salad. Click here to try it.
Smoked Tofu and Artichoke Spinach Sandwich
Want healthy and delicious sandwiches full of nutrients and flavors? Try this smoked tofu and artichokes spinach sandwich. Smoked organic tofu, sautéed balsamic red pepper, and onions, fresh veggies, stacked between lightly toasted bread, covered in artichoke spinach hummus. Serve and eat immediately. Click here to try it.
‘Fillet-O-Fishless’ Artichoke Sandwich
Never enough of sandwiches. These ‘Fillet-O-Fishless’ sandwiches are made with artichoke burgers and gluten-free patties. You can serve with vegan tartar sauce and American cashew cheese or with your toppings of choice. It’s a homemade meal full of flavors and deliciousness. Click here to try it.
Artichoke and Spinach Risotto With Lemon Cashew Cream
If you want something creamy but healthy and delicious, then try this artichoke and spinach risotto with lemon cashew cream. Prepare the artichoke and spinach risotto and combine with the cashew cream. Top with parsley and serve. Click here to try it.
Chickpea, Artichoke, and Millet Paella
Full of flavors, delicious and healthy, try to make this easy chickpea, artichoke and millet paella. You need a couple of ingredients and a non-stick stove-top pan. When it’s cooked, if you want you can top with cucumber ribbons, fresh mint, and lemon zest. It’s a meal high in protein perfect for a summer lunch or dinner. Click here to try it.
Spinach and Artichoke Souffle
In a total cooking time of 60 minutes, you’ll get a four serving of delicious spinach and artichoke souffle, perfect for a breakfast meal. If you’re running low on time or energy, feel free to use ready-made pie crusts as a shortcut. Enjoy! Click here to try it.
Hemp Pasta With Artichokes and Bread Crumbs
Dairy-free and high in carb, this dish is a proper lunch meal. Cook the pasta and artichokes, prepare the crumbs, then combine all and sprinkle with parsley. Serve immediately with a dribble of extra virgin olive oil a large pinch of crumbs with capers and hemp seeds. Bon Appetit! Click here to try it.