Baby Artichoke Crostini With Cheese
Cheesy and delightful - try this great-tasting recipe using Baby Artichokes and jack cheese. This recipe is truly the perfect starter!
6 Ocean Mist Baby Artichokes, rinsed and trimmed
(See video: How to Prepare Baby Artichokes for cooking)
2 Tbsp. olive oil
6 slices day old-bread
3 Tbsp. lemon juice or vinegar
1 Tbsp. Shallots, chopped
1 Tbsp. chopped fresh herbs (oregano, basil rosemary, parsley, Italian parsley or thyme)
1 tsp. garlic, minced
1 tsp. stone-ground mustard
½ cup diced, seeded, peeled tomato
salt and pepper to taste
¼ cup shaved vella jack cheese
Directions:How to Prepare & Cook with Baby Artichokes
- Start by cutting each baby Artichoke in quarters. Pat dry, then toss with the 2 tablespoon olive oil, and salt and pepper. Turn into shallow pan and roast in preheated 350°F oven until tender, about 15 minutes.
- Meanwhile, toast bread slices until browned and crisp.
- In a pan, sauté roasted Artichokes with lemon juice, Shallots, herbs, mustard and garlic. Add tomato and heat through. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Divide Artichoke mixture among toast slices. Top with cheese shavings.