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Whole Roasted Artichoke with Gorgonzola Cheese Dip

A whole roasted artichoke is spring eating at it's finest. Seasoned with lemon and garlic and served with a creamy gorgonzola cheese dip, this is going to become your go-to party appetizer. 

Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword artichoke recipe, roasted artichoke
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 1020 kcal
Author betsy

Ingredients

  • 1 large artichoke
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • juice from one lemon
  • 2 cloves garlic peeled
  • salt and pepper

Gorgonzola cheese dip

  • 6 ounces crumbled gorgonzola cheese
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven or gill to 425°

  2. Using a very sharp knife, carefully cut off the top 1/3 of the artichoke as well as the stem. 

  3. Stuff garlic cloves in between the leaves then drizzle with olive oil and lemon juice. Season with salt and pepper. 

  4. Wrap artichoke completely and tightly with a sheet of heavy duty aluminum foil. 

  5. Roast for 60-70 minutes until the artichoke is easily pierced with a knife. 

For the gorgonzola cheese dip

  1. Mash together gorgonzola cheese and heavy cream to create a thick dip. 

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

To enjoy the artichoke, peel off a leaf and dip it in the cheese. Scrape the meat from the leaf with your teeth. 

 

Nutrition Facts
Whole Roasted Artichoke with Gorgonzola Cheese Dip
Amount Per Serving (2 servings)
Calories 1020 Calories from Fat 792
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 88g 135%
Saturated Fat 42g 210%
Cholesterol 168mg 56%
Sodium 2506mg 104%
Potassium 909mg 26%
Total Carbohydrates 20g 7%
Dietary Fiber 6g 24%
Sugars 2g
Protein 41g 82%
Vitamin A 34.8%
Vitamin C 20.4%
Calcium 98.5%
Iron 12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.