Raw Artichoke Salad (Recipe)

 

You don’t even need to turn the stove on for this recipe! Raw artichokes are tossed in lemon juice, olive oil, and garlic and placed over a bed of arugula. Simple, quick — only 15 minutes — and easy.

Raw Artichoke Salad

Ingredients:

  • 4 Baby Artichokes
  • 1 Tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 Garlic clove, smashed
  • Coarse salt & freshly ground pepper
  • 3 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 Handfuls arugula
  • 10 Pitted Kalamata olives (optional)
  • Parmesan or romano for garnish (optional)

Instructions:
1. Prepare artichokes. Cut and remove stems. Using a serrated knife, cut the top one inch off. Remove tough, dark leaves from artichokes. Thinly slice artichokes and transfer to a mixing bowl. Stir in lemon juice and garlic. Season with salt and pepper to taste and pour on olive oil. Toss to coat.
2. Place arugula on serving platter. Top with artichokes and optional olives. If desired, garnish with grated parmesan.

Recipe adapted from: New York Times.

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59 comments

Grace Owen
Past Member 2 years ago

Thanks

Leena K.
Leena K.2 years ago

Interesting - have not ever tried it raw.

Aaron Bouchard
Aaron Bouchard2 years ago

Thank you

Liliana Garcia
Liliana Garcia2 years ago

Looks easy. What is aragula?

Spirit Spider
Spirit Spider2 years ago

Love it-this is a keeper for sure! Thanku :-)

Beth Cook
Beth Cook2 years ago

Sounds really good! No olives on mine, please.

Eternal Gardener
Eternal Gardener2 years ago

Might try this.

Joanne S.
Jo S.2 years ago

Thank you Katie, this sounds delicious. I'm giving it a try over the weekend. My husband loves artichokes! I may be indebted to you ;-))!!

Wim Zunnebeld
Wim Zunnebeld2 years ago

Thx

Bryna Pizzo
Bryna Pizzo2 years ago

Thank you for the delicious recipe. (P, T)