Classic Delicious Artichokes

Catherine Cappiello Pappas


Artichokes are always a treat and so much fun to eat. Don’t be afraid of digging in; enjoying and getting messy. It is part of the deliciousness of eating an artichoke.

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10 Min
35 Min


4 artichokes
5 cloves garlic – chopped fine
½ cup grated parmesan cheese or romano cheese
½ cup italian parsley – chopped fine
½ tsp. red pepper flakes
2 cups italian style bread crumbs
3 – 4 tablespoons olive oil


1Bring the artichokes to a slow boil with the lemon wedge added. Simmer on low until the leaves are tender; 15 -20 minutes.

Drain and let the artichokes cool. When the artichokes are cooled pound them on the counter to open them up; then snip the tips of the leaves and the stems off.

Combine the cheese, garlic, bread crumbs, red pepper flakes and parsley in a bowl. Stuff the leaves of the artichokes and place in a baking dish; drizzle the tops with olive oil.

Preheat Oven 350 degrees:

Bake the artichokes 30-35 minutes. Let cool a bit and serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Italian
Collection: Spring Recipes