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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Step by step recipe

Stage 1 - 15 min.
Artichoke Soup
Cook 4 globe artichokes as you normally do, let them cool.

Stage 2
Artichoke Soup
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
Artichoke Soup
...or by holding it in your hand.

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

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

Stage 6 - 3 min.
Artichoke Soup

Stage 7 - 1 min.
Artichoke Soup
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.
Artichoke Soup
Add the artichoke flesh, mix well, and cook, stirring occasionally, for 3 or 4 minutes.

Stage 9 - 8 min.
Artichoke Soup
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.
Artichoke Soup
After this time, remove from heat, add 200 ml cream and mix thoroughly.

Stage 11
Artichoke Soup
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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This recipe uses (among others)
MilkMilk: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Liège waffles, Lime crémeux, Dipping bread with cheese, Chocolate eclairs, Profiteroles, ... All
CreamCream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Basic cake batter - the French way, Scallops with cabbage julienne, Cream and herb dressing, Mushroom Pancakes au Gratin, Crunchy verrines, ... All
ButterButter: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Roast pork with sage, cooked in a bag., Nachos, Salmon "en papillote" with small vegetables, How to prepare spinach, Sorrel omelette, ... All
Globe artichokeGlobe artichoke: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Stuffed artichokes au gratin, Creamy Comtoise artichoke gratin, Creamy artichokes, Scallops with crunchy vegetables and wine sabayon, ... All
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