Stuffed artichokes au gratin

Step by step recipe:

  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.
  2. 10 min.Stuffed artichokes au gratin : Photo of step #2
    Peel and chop 200 g mushrooms and fry in 2 tablespoons olive oil.
    Set aside.
  3. 15 min.Stuffed artichokes au gratin : Photo of step #3
    Cook 6 artichokes.
  4. 20 min.Stuffed artichokes au gratin : Photo of step #4
    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.
  5. 2 min.Stuffed artichokes au gratin : Photo of step #5
    Preheat the oven to 390°F (200°C).

    Sit the artichoke hearts in a gratin dish.
  6. 5 min.Stuffed artichokes au gratin : Photo of step #6
    Put into a bowl: the shallots, mushrooms, flesh from the artichoke leaves and 150 g Bechamel sauce.

    Mix well and check the seasoning.
  7. 5 min.Stuffed artichokes au gratin : Photo of step #7
    Fill the artichokes generously with this mixture.
  8. 3 min.Stuffed artichokes au gratin : Photo of step #8
    Top with grated cheese...
  9. 30 min.Stuffed artichokes au gratin : Photo of step #9
    ...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.

Source:

Home made.

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