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Stuffed artichokes au gratin


Stuffed artichokes au gratin
For this recipe we'll attempt to use the whole of the artichoke: the heart, of course, but also the leaf bases in bechamel sauce with mushrooms and shallots, as a tasty filling for the hearts.
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Last modified on: August 30th 2017

For 6 people, you will need:

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PreparationCookingStart to finish
35 min.58 min.1 hour 33 min.
Keeping:
Several days in the fridge, covered with plastic film. Reheats very well..
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 3 min.
Stuffed artichokes au gratin : Photo of step #1
Prepare and chop 40 g shallot.

Cook for 2 to 3 minutes in 2 tablespoons olive oil without colouring. Set aside.

Stage 2 - 10 min.
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Peel and chop 200 g mushrooms and fry in 2 tablespoons olive oil.
Set aside.

Stage 3 - 15 min.
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Cook 6 artichokes.

Stage 4 - 20 min.
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Peel the leaves off the artichokes and set the hearts aside. Use a teaspoon to scrape the flesh off the leaves and collect this in a bowl.

Stage 5 - 2 min.
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Preheat the oven to 390°F (200°C).

Sit the artichoke hearts in a gratin dish.

Stage 6 - 5 min.
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Put into a bowl: the shallots, mushrooms, flesh from the artichoke leaves and 150 g Bechamel sauce.

Mix well and check the seasoning.

Stage 7 - 5 min.
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Fill the artichokes generously with this mixture.

Stage 8 - 3 min.
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Top with grated cheese...

Stage 9 - 30 min.
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...and bake for 30 minutes, until the cheese topping has melted and browned nicely.

Remarks

Depending on the size of your artichokes, you may well have filling left over that will not fit in the hearts. This can be frozen and used another time, or for original vol-au-vents.

Nutritional information

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

Home made.

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ShallotShallot: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Polenta with spinach and soft-poached egg, Hachis parmentier : meat with mashed potato and cheese, Tomato and cream cheese terrine, Breton leek and mushroom tart, Nanou's tuna tart, ... All

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