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Catholic Recipe: Artichokes Italian Style


  • 4 artichokes, prepared for cooking
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon oregano leaves
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley


Serves: 4

Prep Time: 1 1/2 hours

Difficulty: • •

Cost: $$$$

For Ages:15+

Origin: Italy


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Also Called: Carciofi Arrostiti


Cook artichokes 30 minutes in saucepan in boiling water to cover. Drain; reserve liquid. Heat oil in saucepan; add remaining ingredients. Sauté 5 minutes. Reserve. Place artichokes upright, close together, in deep round baking pan. Pour in 1 inch of reserved liquid. Pour sautéed onions, herbs over artichokes. Cover. Simmer 45 minutes. Serve with small cup of liquid for dipping. Yield, 4 servings

Recipe Source: Catholic Cookbook, The by William I. Kaufman, The Citadel Press, New York, 1965