EASY Roasted Artichoke Hearts with Lemon-Garlic Aioli - 2 Sisters Recipes by Anna and Liz
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EASY Roasted Artichoke Hearts with Lemon-Garlic Aioli

Easy Roasted Artichoke Hearts with Lemon-Garlic Aioli by 2sistersrecipes.com

 

EASY Roasted Artichoke Hearts with Lemon-Garlic Aioli. Frozen artichoke hearts are defrosted then roasted with extra-virgin olive oil and salt.  Then they are served with an easy aioli made with lemon juice and fresh garlic.  These artichoke hearts make the perfect snack or appetizer while dinner is getting ready!  Healthy, delicious and require no prep work at all!

Everyone wants flavor! Especially when cooking with vegetables. But not all vegetables need a lot of jazzing up – at least not these artichoke hearts. They’re prepared in one easy step and once you try them you’ll agree they deserve a spot on the table all year-round!

Easy Roasted Artichoke Hearts are roasted in the oven with only salt, pepper, and a drizzle of extra-virgin olive oil; and served with a side of Lemon-Garlic Aioli for dipping!  And yes, the outcome is always delicious and perfect every time!

Crispy on the outside, tender on the inside with every bite. We love eating them alone as they satisfy the salty-savory flavor we crave for from time to time.

But if you have picky eaters in the family (like I do) then I suggest to add a flavorful lemon-garlic aioli dip next to it.  Once you dip into this lemony aioli, these artichoke hearts will become even more addicting!

Simply  take packages of frozen artichoke hearts and leave them out on the counter to defrost.  Then scatter them onto a roasting pan, and gently drizzled some salt and olive oil over them.  Then roasted for 25 minutes until they were slightly charred, golden brown and crispy.  YUM!

They turn out perfect every time I roast them this way. They make a wonderful appetizer, or even a great snack when you need one.  Simple and quick!

Where can we find them? You can find artichoke hearts in the freezer section at every supermarket. When they go on sale, I double up on them.

I love keeping them in my freezer.  I never know who is coming over.  They’re so convenient to whip up and serve with a glass of wine, especially when friends come to hang out.

 

We offer 2 easy-to-make recipes for Lemon-Garlic Aioli’s to serve with these artichoke hearts.  And both aioli’s have similar fresh ingredients and flavors, only different textures.

Either one will satisfy anyone’s palate.

Best of all,  these artichoke hearts are nutrient “superstar” vegetable to serve your family, offering all the nutrients and vitamins without added calories and fat. They’re wonderful to serve as a side dish to compliment almost anything. Serve them alone or as a fun-finger appetizer with a lemon-garlic dip and watch how they’ll disappear!

Your family will love these roasted artichokes and not even realize there eating something healthy- but don’t tell them, or you’ll spoil the fun!

ENJOY!!

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Easy Roasted Artichoke Hearts with Lemon-Garlic Aioli by 2sistersrecipes.com

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EASY Roasted Artichoke Hearts with Lemon-Garlic Aioli
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Serves: 6
 
EASY Roasted Artichokes with Lemon-Garlic Aioli ~ make the perfect snack or appetizer while dinner is getting ready! Healthy, delicious and require no prep work at all!
Ingredients
  • 2 ( 9-ounce) packages frozen artichoke hearts, defrosted
  • 1 to 2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • ¼ tsp. kosher salt
  • optional: fresh black pepper, to taste
  • olive oil cooking spray
Creamy Lemon-Garlic Aioli:
  • ¼ cup light mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp. minced fresh garlic
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • ½ tsp. grated lemon zest
  • 2 tsp. extra virgin olive oil
Lemon-Garlic Olive Oil Aioli:
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ tsp. grated lemon zest
  • 1 tsp. minced fresh garlic
  • 2 tsp. lemon juice
  • ⅛ tsp. fresh cracked black pepper
  • dash of salt
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to Roast at 400 degrees.
  2. Lightly spray a large roasting pan with cooking spray. Spread artichoke hearts in a single layer. Drizzle with extra virgin olive oil and some salt over them.
  3. Place the pan on the center rack in the oven. Roast for 25 minutes.
  4. Remove and transfer to a serving dish and serve with lemon-garlic aioli on the side.
  5. Choose one or the other aioli. Both are delicious with these hearts.
  6. Serves 6
Creamy Lemon-Garlic Dip:
  1. Combine all the ingredients in a small bowl. Transfer to a small dip dish.
  2. Serve dip with warm artichokes hearts.
Lemon-Garlic Olive Oil Dip:
  1. In a small sauté pan, add all the ingredients and heat over low heat for about 2 to 3 minutes. Transfer to a small dipping dish. Place it in the center of the serving platter with warm artichoke hearts and serve immediately. Best when served warm.

Thanks for stopping by!

xo Anna and Liz

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25 Comments

  • Reply
    Kelsey
    March 30, 2015 at 7:19 pm

    thanks for this! going to try roasting artichoke hearts when i buy some next time!

    • Reply
      annaliz
      March 31, 2015 at 2:43 pm

      I think you will enjoy them!

  • Reply
    Tricia @ Saving room for dessert
    March 30, 2015 at 7:25 pm

    When I come over to hang out I would love to snack on these, giggle and drink wine! Yummy – I would have never thought to roast artichoke hearts – so brilliant! I am going to give this a try – but I don't think I'll wait for anybody to stop by. Love the dips too – black pepper yum!

    • Reply
      annaliz
      March 31, 2015 at 2:46 pm

      Lol!! Come over anytime!! We have wine and beer waiting for you! And enjoy the chokes in the meantime. 🙂

  • Reply
    Roz Corieri Paige
    March 31, 2015 at 12:39 am

    I just ADORE artichokes, especially when they are fresh and SHINE in recipes such as this! You have delightfully taken me back to my last trip to Rome in the spring! What a special experience!
    Buona Pasqua amici,
    Roz

    • Reply
      annaliz
      March 31, 2015 at 2:55 pm

      Rome sounds wonderful and we too have such memorable times there! Would love to go back…
      Buona Pasqua to you and your family!

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    Betty
    March 31, 2015 at 3:07 am

    I never think of having artichokes as a vegetable, and that needs to change! These look really good- I'm going to look for some at the grocery. I never knew you could get them frozen. 🙂

    • Reply
      annaliz
      March 31, 2015 at 2:35 pm

      Hi Betty ! They come in a box and Birds Eye is the brand, also TraderJoes sells them in packages as well.

  • Reply
    Dan from Platter Talk
    March 31, 2015 at 4:29 pm

    Holy Goodness, this artichoke dish looks AMAZING! Love this one, ladies!

  • Reply
    SavoringTime in the Kitchen
    March 31, 2015 at 9:22 pm

    Be still, my artichoke-loving heart! What a great idea! I'm going to try these to serve as an appetizer very soon. The lemon aioli sounds wonderful!

    • Reply
      annaliz
      March 31, 2015 at 11:43 pm

      Thanks Sue- so glad you'll give it a try. 🙂

  • Reply
    Brooks
    April 1, 2015 at 2:31 am

    Ana and Liz, Mrs. W is going to LOVE this recipe. She's a quite a fan of artichokes, and I'm thinking I might try this roasted on the grill. Thank you for sharing it, and have a lovely Easter holiday!

    • Reply
      annaliz
      April 1, 2015 at 10:02 pm

      So happy to hear that! Thanks for sharing this recipe! Have a wonderful Easter!

  • Reply
    Kitchen Belleicious
    April 1, 2015 at 2:35 am

    oh my you have no idea how much I love artichokes. I just adore them and this looks out of this world amazing- especially with the ailoi

    • Reply
      annaliz
      April 1, 2015 at 10:03 pm

      Thanks Jessica! Enjoy!

  • Reply
    Pam
    April 6, 2015 at 2:25 pm

    What a great idea! I've never tried roasting artichoke hearts before.

    • Reply
      annaliz
      April 7, 2015 at 1:03 am

      Hey Pam! If you like artichokes? Them you'll LOVE them even more- enjoy!!

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    Sam
    July 23, 2018 at 4:01 pm

    Amazing recipe! I used an avocado mayo and it was really tasty with these roasted artichoke hearts! Never knew about frozen artichoke hearts, I had always gotten mine jarred! Thanks for sharing!

    • Reply
      by Anna and Liz
      July 23, 2018 at 7:32 pm

      You are very welcome Sam!!

  • Reply
    sue@theviewfromgreatisland
    October 6, 2018 at 12:05 am

    I’m desperately trying to eat lower carb lately, so this is the perfect little appetizer for me to enjoy!

    • Reply
      by Anna and Liz
      October 13, 2018 at 11:21 pm

      Thanks Sue!

  • Reply
    Karen (Back Road Journal)
    October 12, 2018 at 2:43 pm

    It doesn’t get much easier than this…I’ll be making them over the weekend…thanks. Oh and I’ve pinned.

  • Reply
    by Anna and Liz
    October 13, 2018 at 11:20 pm

    Thanks so much Karen!

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