Stuffed Artichokes Sicilian

Oxmoor House
6 servings


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6 artichokes
1 1/2 cups fine, dry breadcrumbs
1 1/2 tablespoons grated Romano cheese
1 clove garlic, minced
1 teaspoon ground oregano
1/2 cup vegetable oil
Lemon twists


Wash artichokes by plunging up and down in cold water. Cut off stem end, and trim 1/2 inch from top of each artichoke. Remove any loose bottom leaves. With scissors, trim away one-fourth of each outer leaf.

Combine breadcrumbs, cheese, garlic, and oregano; mix well. Spread leaves of each artichoke apart, and spoon breadcrumb stuffing onto leaves.

Place stuffed artichokes in a large Dutch oven with about 3 inches of water. Pour vegetable oil evenly over tops of artichokes. Cover and cook over medium heat 1 hour.

Using a slotted spoon, transfer artichokes to a serving platter, and garnish with lemon twists.

Created date

February 2010