Stuffed Artichokes

In this episode of “Diabetes Bites” dietitian, Fiorella DiCarlo, shows you how to prepare your favorite delicious recipes in a way that’s healthy and diabetes-friendly.

Today Fiorella is teaching you how to make incredible stuffed, roasted artichoke. Artichokes are stuffed with antioxidants and fiber which manages blood glucose levels, as well as being purely delicious. Going inside of the artichoke is an amazing homemade stuffing recipe comprised of whole wheat bread, parmigiana cheese, garlic and other herbs. This recipe is so flavorful and packed with taste that you won't believe how healthy it is. 

 

Ingredients
  • 6 cups water
  • 2 large fresh artichokes
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • 2 slices whole wheat bread
  • ¼ cup freshly grated parmigiano reggiano cheese
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
Method
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In a large pot, add water and juice from the lemon, and bring to a boil. Preparing Artichoke: Peel off bottom layer of outer leaves. Cut in half lengthwise, and scoop out the "choke" and hairs, using a spoon or your fingers. Put artichokes in boiling lemon water for about 5 minutes. Remove and set leaves-side down, on a baking dish or cast iron pan Preparing stuffing: In a food processor, add 100% whole wheat bread, parmigiano reggiano cheese, garlic, parsley, and ground black pepper. Blend or pulse ingredients form crumbs, then drizzle in olive oil. Scoop stuffing into the cavity of the artichokes, pressing and packing it in. Place sheet or in the oven. Bake for 30 minutes, or until topping is golden brown.
Fiorella DiCarlo

This video features Fiorella DiCarlo.

Duration: 05:55. Last Updated On: 2016-07-08

Difficulty: Easy

Nutrition Information

Recipe Serves 4
Nutrition Information Based on a Single Serving
Amount Per Serving% Daily Value*
Calories
126
6.3% Complete
6%
Fat
5g
7.69230769231% Complete
8%
Cholesterol
4mg
1.33333333333% Complete
1%
Sodium
207mg
9.0% Complete
9%
Carbohydrates
17g
13.1782945736% Complete
13%
Fiber
8g
32.0% Complete
32%
Sugar
2g
4.0% Complete
4%
Protein
5g
9.80392156863% Complete
10%
*Percent Daily Value are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Dietary Needs

Lower Sodium
Lower Sodium
Diabetes Diet
Diabetes Diet
Lower Sugar
Lower Sugar
Lower Cholesterol
Lower Cholesterol
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