Stuffed Artichokes Sicilian Style… a delicious and tasty appetizer.
Ingredients for the Artichokes:
8 medium sized artichokes
1 pound plain bread crumbs
1/4 pound grated Grana Padano or Parmigiano Cheese
2 Cloves finely chopped garlic
extra virgin olive oil
salt & pepper
Mix the ingredients very well until the oil is evenly absorbed. Take each artichoke, open the leaves as much as you can and insert among the leaves the bread crumb mixture. Place the artichokes in an oven pan and add 1 1/2 inches of water.
Place the pan on the stove and cook for 15 mins. Finish off by putting the pan in the oven for 15 more mins. at 400 F.