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How to make artichokes in oil: the recipe for the delicious preserve

Artichokes in oil

How to make artichokes in oil? Here is the recipe to prepare this preserve at home, perfect for making wonderful dishes.

Are you ready to prepare artichokes in oil? These small artichokes are something sublime , perfect for animating aperitifs and appetizers, but also to be used for different recipes: you can use them in a side dish, in a first course, prepare croutons or even … put them on pizza! In short, there is no limit in the kitchen with these wonderful artichokes. Let’s find out how to make them and how to best preserve them!

Artichokes in oil
Artichokes in oil

How to make homemade artichokes in oil

  1. First of all, take care of the cleaning of the artichokes. Remove the external parts that are too hard, the leaves and the internal beard, and once the heart is obtained, leave it to soak in water and lemon juice (you can also put whole lemons) for at least an hour and a half.
  2. At this point, take a large pot and heat the vinegar with the water and salt. For doses, if you use one liter of vinegar, use two of water.
  3. Now boil the artichokes for about 5 minutes and when they are ready, let them cool upside down on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.

At this point fill the jars with the artichokes divided in half or whole, extra virgin olive oil to the brim, garlic and pepper. Before doing this, make sure you have sterilized the jars properly, and only then compose the preserves.

Other recipes for artichokes in oil

The one just listed is just a recipe for artichokes in oil, there are many small variations that will make it personalized and always with a different aroma. You can think of eliminating the garlic, or add a spicy note with some hot peppers.

Then there is also a delicious recipe and definitely worth trying which, once tested, will surely become one of your favorite canned artichokes in oil … we are talking about roasted artichokes in oil. After having cleaned, soaked and cut the artichokes, instead of boiling them, put them to roast for a few minutes on the grill when they are cooked, put them neatly in the jars, cover them with oil and any herbs to flavor them (here it would fit) fine rosemary or bay leaf) and sterilize the jar before putting it in the pantry!

How to preserve artichokes in oil

Now that we understand how to make artichokes in oil we must pay attention to conservation: you can leave them in a cool and dry place and wait a few days to let the vegetables flavor well before consuming them. They will keep for about 1 year although, once you open a jar, it is better to put it in the fridge and finish the contents within a week .

Also try all our recipes with artichokes !

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