A fantastic artichoke spread for crostini or baguettes that you can make in advance; it can be covered and kept at room temperature for up to 3 hours. It's always a hit at dinner parties!



Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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  • Set oven rack about 6 inches from the heat source and preheat the oven's broiler.

  • Place artichoke hearts in a bowl; mash with a fork. Stir in olive oil, lemon juice, salt, and pepper.

  • Cut baguette into 8 slices, about 1/2-inch thick; place slices on baking sheet.

  • Broil both sides until toasted, 3 to 5 minutes. Slice garlic clove in half; rub on one side of each slice. Top bread slices with artichoke spread.

Cook's Notes:

You can also use 4 fresh artichokes. Steam and cool; remove outer leaves and choke, reserve heart and stem and proceed with recipe.


Bread slices may be grilled instead of broiled.

Nutrition Facts

199 calories; 7 g protein; 33.1 g carbohydrates; 0 mg cholesterol; 411.6 mg sodium. Full Nutrition


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