Classic Italian Cardone

Try this traditional recipe for cooking fresh Cardone

Nutrition Information

Calories: 300
Protein: 17g
Carbs: 30g
Fiber: 2g
Sugar: 1g
Fat: 11g

Recipe Information

Serves: 4
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes

Ingredients:

1 Stalk fresh Cardone

1 Egg

Flour

Preferred Italian Seasonings

Optional: Grated Parmesan Cheese

Directions:

  1. Rinse and trim ends of fresh Carone. ”Devaining” the Cardone stalk after rinsing will make it more tender once cooked. (Remove/Pull fibrous strings from stalk of Cardone)
  2. Slice Cardone into preferred length/size.
  3. On a flat plate for easier “rolling,” blend Flour with your preferred seasoning such as oregano, basil or a “italian seasoning mix.” (Optional Seasoning: Grated Parmesan cheese). Beat egg in a separate bowl
  4. Dip pieces of Cardone into raw egg, then roll in the seasoned flour.
  5. Place on cookie sheet with parchment paper, Bake in a 350°F oven until tender and golden brown. Or pan-fry with olive oil until tender and golden brown.

Recipe Reviews

A perfect side to a traditional family meal. Recipe is easy to follow and preparation time is short and pretty effortless. Baking it allows for a heal

olivia
Jun 27, 2016

A perfect side to a traditional family meal. Recipe is easy to follow and preparation time is short and pretty effortless. Baking it allows for a healthier version while providing the same great flavor and satisfying taste.

A perfect side to a traditional family meal. Easy to make and recipe is easy to follow. Baking it over frying it works well and still provides a flavo

Olivia
Jun 27, 2016

A perfect side to a traditional family meal. Easy to make and recipe is easy to follow. Baking it over frying it works well and still provides a flavorful and satisfying taste.

I am Italian and the way we have always cooked Cardone (Cardoon) boil until tender, chop into pieces, in a bowl scramble 3 eggs, add 1 c. Parm cheese,

Marie
Feb 23, 2016
Beverly HillsFL

I am Italian and the way we have always cooked Cardone (Cardoon) boil until tender, chop into pieces, in a bowl scramble 3 eggs, add 1 c. Parm cheese, salt and pepper. Fry in oil, they are similar to friatta..Delicious

U r so right Tina. I make these also on holidays. My adult son loves them. Hard to find in my home town.

margie campione
May 15, 2014
MonroeMi

U r so right Tina. I make these also on holidays. My adult son loves them. Hard to find in my home town.

U r so right tina, I also make on the holidays. My adult son loves it. Hard to find here in Monroe mI.

Margie
May 15, 2014
MonroeMi

U r so right tina, I also make on the holidays. My adult son loves it. Hard to find here in Monroe mI.

Very traditional recipe except there is no mention of boiling the cardone. After cleaning and removing the strings, cut the cardone and then they

Tina
Nov 22, 2011
RosemontIL

Very traditional recipe except there is no mention of boiling the cardone.

After cleaning and removing the strings, cut the cardone and then they must be boiled until tender, cool; then bread and fry.

We have cardone at Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Ocean Mist Farms , USA 5.0 5.0 6 6 A perfect side to a traditional family meal. Recipe is easy to follow and preparation time is short and pretty effortless. Baking it allows for a healthier version while providing
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