Artichoke Soup

Artichoke Soup
For this recipe, we will first steam the artichokes, recover all the flesh, and prepare with shallot and milk a delicious soup.
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Last modified on: December 4th 2022

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18 min.28 min.46 min.
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Stage 1 - 15 min.
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Cook 4 globe artichokes as you normally do, let them cool.

Stage 2
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Remove all the leaves, then with a small spoon and for each one, remove the flesh that you will deposit in a bowl.

You can proceed by placing the leaf on the work surface...

Stage 3
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...or by holding it in your hand.

Stage 4 - 10 min.
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No secret, it's a bit tedious.

Stage 5 - 3 min.
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Remove the hay from the artichoke hearts, then cut them into small pieces and add them to the bowl.

Stage 6 - 3 min.
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Stage 7 - 1 min.
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In a saucepan over medium heat, melt 20 g butter then add the minced shallots, salt and pepper, and cook for 1 minute.

Stage 8 - 4 min.
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Add the artichoke flesh, mix well, and cook, stirring occasionally, for 3 or 4 minutes.

Stage 9 - 8 min.
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Pour in 1 litre milk, add 1 Bouquet garni, salt and pepper, and bring to a boil.

Lower the heat and simmer for 5 minutes.

Stage 10 - 2 min.
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After this time, remove from heat, add 200 ml cream and mix thoroughly.

Stage 11
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Check the seasoning, your artichoke soup is ready.
The cream in step 10 can be replaced by 2 tablespoons of cornstarch diluted in cold water and blended in with the mixer.

If you want a thicker soup, add 1 potato cooked with the artichokes in step 8.

If you don't have a bouquet garni, replace it with a vegetable or poultry stock cube.
Several days in the refrigerator, in a closed jar.
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,392 Kcal or 5,828 Kj71 gr126 gr67 gr
70 %27 %12 %10 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
66 Kcal or 276 Kj3 gr6 gr3 gr
3 %1 %1 %<1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
348 Kcal or 1,457 Kj18 gr32 gr17 gr
17 %7 %3 %3 %
% 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).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Milk, Celery
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 4.83 €
  • Per person : 1.21 €

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