Young artichokes cataluna

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
2 pounds Baby artichokes; about 6 pieces per pound
Juice from 1 lemon
½ cup Olive oil
1 tablespoon Freshly chopped basil
2 Garlic cloves; minced
Salt and pepper to taste
⅓ cup Panko bread crumbs
½ cup Parmesan cheese; grated
1 Hard boiled egg; chopped
¼ cup Freshly chopped basil
¼ cup Freshly chopped parsley
1½ cup Tomato sauce

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.

Using a serrated knife, cut off outer leaves of the artichokes, trim the bottoms, cut in half and place in lemon water to prevent them from darkening.

Arrange the artichokes in a baking dish and add the lemon juice, olive oil, basil, garlic cloves, and salt and pepper. Cover and bake for 15 to 20 minutes, or until tender.

In a bowl, combine the bread crumbs, cheese, egg, basil and parsley. Spread the tomato sauce on the bottom of an ovenproof serving plate, and top with the baked artichoke halves. Sprinkle with the cheese mixture and bake for a few minutes until the cheese melts. Serve immediately.

Yield: 4 servings

Notes: Recipe adapted from Llus Caner, The Beverly Hilton Recipe by: Cooking Live Show #CL9062 Posted to MC-Recipe Digest by "Angele and Jon Freeman" <jfreeman@...> on Mar 7, 1998

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