Monday, November 22, 2010

What I'm taking to Thanksgiving dinner

After a long conversation, it was decided that I should bring an hors d'oeuvre. That made my decision easy. This recipe is a hit wherever I take it. Thanksgiving here we come!

Happy Thanksgiving everyone!!

Stuffed Artichoke Hors d'oeuvre

1 can of whole artichoke hearts
2 T olive oil
2 T onion, finely diced
1 garlic clove, finely diced
1/2 C. packed baby spinach leaves, chop finely
6 T diced oyster mushrooms
1/8 t sea salt
3 T panko bread crumbs
fresh lemon

Drain the can of artichoke hearts and cut them in half. Scoop out the center of each half and mince the center leaves that you've removed. Set aside. Dry the in-tack artichoke hearts with a paper towel so little moisture is left.

In a saute pan, add the oil and heat to medium low. To that, add the onion and saute until translucent. Add the garlic and cook until fragrant. Add the spinach, chopped artichoke, mushrooms and sea salt and saute until the mixture is cooked down nicely (only a few minutes). Finally, add the bread crumbs and heat through.

Scoop out enough mixture to fill each half of the artichoke hearts. It will work out perfectly if you don't overfill. Set the stuffed artichoke hearts onto a baking sheet and broil until the tops are nicely browned. Squeeze lemon over the top of them when they come out.



Kathy said...

Absolutely fantastic. These are very addictive!! I'm not a vegan and wouldn't have had any idea that these were vegan. I'm craving them and will need to make these very soon!

thevegantummy said...

Dear Kathy,

I'm so happy you liked them!!! It makes me smile when you write, "I'm not a vegan and wouldn't have had any idea that these were vegan." I really try to make dishes that a lot of people will like. So thanks for your comment!!!!! Hugs

Tabitha said...

That looks awesome! I must try these!

thevegantummy said...

Welcome Tabitha!

I think you'll like these... really!!! They are sooooo good and easy.

Let me know what you think after you've tasted them. And thanks again for the comment!