Baked Artichoke Appetizer Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In30 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyCuisine
CourseMethod
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Artichokes8 Small
 Fine dry bread crumbs1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Egg1
 Water1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Butter/Margarine6 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1397 Calories from Fat 723

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 82 g126.5%

Saturated Fat 48.8 g243.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 405 mg

Sodium 2388.4 mg99.5%

Total Carbohydrates 144 g48.1%

Dietary Fiber 57.6 g230.3%

Sugars 13.7 g

Protein 47 g94.5%

Vitamin A 52.5% Vitamin C 199.7%

Calcium 59.1% Iron 91.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Wash artichokes; drain.
Cut off top halves and trim stems to 1 inch.
Snap off tough outer leaves down to pale green leaves; trim base.
Slice artichoke in half lengthwise and remove fuzzy choke.
Cut each half into 1/4-inch-thick lengthwise slices.
Place bread crumbs in a shallow bowl.
In another shallow bowl, beat together egg, water, salt, and pepper.
Dip each artichoke slice in egg mixture, then in crumbs, coating both sides thoroughly.
Divide butter evenly between two 10 by 15-inch shallow-rimmed baking sheets.
Place in a 425° oven just until butter melts.
Remove from oven; place half of the artichoke slices in each pan; turn gently to coat both sides with melted butter.
Return to oven and bake, uncovered, for about 15 minutes or until crumbs appear golden brown and crisp.
Serve warm.
Or let stand at room temperature up to 3 hours; to reheat, bake, uncovered, in a 425° oven for about 8 minutes or until hot throughout.
To eat, hold artichoke by leaves and eat breaded heart.
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