Stuffed Artichoke with Sausage

Artichoke, potato and sausage gratin

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Recipe video made by linda Published on 01/31/2019, viewed by 1386

A meal in one dish, but also good a second course after a soup or broth entrée.

What you will need

1-2 large artichokes per person, already blanched. Can be frozen.

about one small-medium potato per artichoke

egg, about 1 every 3-4 artichokes

sausages, about 1 for every 2 artichokes

extravergin olive oil, or vegetable oil

spices, according to personal taste: coriander, turmeric, pepper

mint leaves, dried or fresh, a pinch

salt

bay leaves for boiling the potatoes

(alternatives for egg and sausage: fresh and hard tofu)

How to cook

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 sausage(s), xv olive oil, egg(s), salt, herbs and spices

Artichokes, already blanched, and, if frozen, at least partially defrosted, sausage(s), xv olive oil, egg(s), salt, herbs and spices

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le of bay leaves.

Splay open the artichokes to create a small bowl. Boil potatoes with a couple of bay leaves.

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. Add spices like coriander and turmeric, and pepper, according to personal taste.

Crumble dry mint leaves, or mince fresh ones, and scatter on the artichokes. Add spices like coriander and turmeric, and pepper, according to personal taste.

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able oil, in each "bowl" and sprinkle with a dash of salt (a pinch is too much). Put in oven at 180-190°C for about 15 minutes, under broiler, or in microwave for about 8 minutes on high, covering in a way to allow steam to escape.

Drizzle about a teaspoon, or less, of extravergin olive oil, or other vegetable oil, in each "bowl" and sprinkle with a dash of salt (a pinch is too much). Put in oven at 180-190°C for about 15 minutes, under broiler, or in microwave for about 8 minutes on high, covering in a way to allow steam to escape.

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choke "bowls." Beat egg slightly, add potatoes and crush together.

Peel, cut in half, and flatten sausages, forming a round "lid" for the artichoke "bowls." Beat egg slightly, add potatoes and crush together.

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tichokes, smashing into the bowl.

Mash the potatoes, not worrying if some small lumps are left. Spoon into artichokes, smashing into the bowl.

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80-190°C, and brown sausages, under broiler.

Place the sausage lids over the potatoes, pressing slightly. Put in oven, 180-190°C, and brown sausages, under broiler.

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Tip: For a vegan dish, any fresh tofu style cheese can substitute the egg, and any harder cheese can be used instead of sausages, but the dish can't be put directly under the broiler.

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