Sauteed Artichokes and Pasta

Sauteed Artichokes and Pasta
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Recipe type: Entrees
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Serves: 4
 
A light yet earthy dish. Choose your own shaped pasta and make it whole grain. Vegan; Vegetarian; High fiber.
Ingredients
  • 8-12 baby artichokes
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 1 medium, chopped onion
  • 3 minced cloves
  • 1 cup halved cherry tomatoes
  • ½ cup thinly sliced green onions
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice or balsamic vinegar
Instructions
  1. Prepare artichokes by peeling the woody exterior off the stem and removing the lower third of leaves and cut into quarters. Scoop out any of the fuzzy choke.
  2. Rinse, drain well and pat dry.
  3. Heat olive oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add quartered Baby Artichokes, Onion and garlic and cook and stir until Artichokes begin to brown, about 3-5 minutes.
  4. Stir in tomatoes and Green Onion and cook until heated through, about 2-3 minutes, stirring frequently.
  5. Sprinkle with lemon juice or balsamic vinegar.
  6. Serve over hot, cooked pasta and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese, if desired.
Notes
Nutrition Information (without pasta).
Nutrition Information
Calories: 334 Fat: 28g Saturated fat: 4g Carbohydrates: 19.75g Sugar: 3g Fiber: 9g Protein: 3.g Cholesterol: 0mg