Artichoke Hearts Sauteed with Baby Peas

Artichoke Hearts Sautéed with Baby Peas by 2sistersrecipes.com

Artichoke Hearts Sauteed with Baby Peas.   Artichoke Hearts are easily sauteed in a skillet with baby peas, onions, garlic, and olive oil.  These artichoke hearts become delicately tender to every bite while the peas are sweet and delicious, making this side dish irresistible! Best of all, it’s ready in minutes!

Artichoke Hearts Sauteed with Baby Peas…

  1. It makes a “healthy” side dish that goes with practically any entree.
  2. A wonderful combo of vegetables that’s flavorful. 
  3. An easy recipe, not complicated.
  4. When cooking with artichoke hearts, it’s best to use frozen artichokes.  It helps speed up the cooking time.
  5. Low-carb, low-fat, and keto-friendly.

This is our mom’s recipe. She never measures anything, and yet she amazes us with how relaxed she is when cooking, and claims it’s due to years of experience. 

A plate with peas and artichokes hearts. by 2sistersrecipes.com

Ingredients…

  • frozen artichoke hearts: we used a 12-ounce bag from Trader Joe’s.
  • frozen baby peas: one package, about 16-ounce, or fewer.
  • extra virgin olive oil: always choose good quality olive oil.
  • onion: one medium onion chopped to flavor the veggies.
  • garlic: we prefer fresh garlic, but if you don’t have any on hand, you can use garlic powder.
  • fresh herbs: we prefer fresh Italian parsley with this recipe. It will give the veggies additional flavor and an aromatic freshness to them.
  • seasonings: crushed red pepper (or a dash of cayenne pepper), and salt.
  • liquid: only some water is added to the veggies to simmer and softened them.
Plate filled with peas and artichokes hearts. by 2sistersrecipes.com
 

Notes and Tips…

  • This delicious side dish can be made easily on the stovetop. 
  • Plus, you can make it ahead, and reheat it before serving.
  • Nowadays, we don’t have the time, or the patience to clean “fresh” artichokes. So we prefer frozen hearts, they are very convenient to have in your freezer when you need them.  
Two photos, one with a skillet with veggies cooking, and the other plated. by 2sistersrecipes.com

Delicious options to serve it with…

It’s a favorite vegetable side dish in our family, and we hope you will also enjoy it!   

Try this recipe and let us know how it turns out!

ENJOY!!

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Artichoke Hearts Sauteed with Baby Peas  by 2sistersrecipes.com
 
 
 
Yield: 6 to 8 servings

Artichoke Hearts Sautéed with Baby Peas

Artichoke Hearts Sautéed with Baby Peas by 2sistersrecipes.com

Artichoke Hearts Sauteed with Baby Peas are easily sauteed in a skillet with a few simple ingredients. These artichoke hearts become delicately tender to every bite while the peas are sweet and delicious, making this side dish irresistible! Best of all, it's ready in 20 minutes!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 medium onion -chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves - diced
  • 1/8 tsp. crushed red pepper
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 package (12 ounce) Frozen Artichoke Hearts- thawed
  • 1 bag (16 ounce) Frozen Baby Sweet Peas - rinsed and drain
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley - chopped
  • 1/2 cup water, and extra

Instructions

  1. In a large deep skillet and on medium heat.
  2. Heat olive oil with butter on medium-low heat.
  3. Add chopped onion, garlic slices, and crushed red pepper. Sauté for about 2 to 3 minutes, until the onions are softened.
  4. Add the frozen baby peas and fresh parsley. Lower the heat and simmer for 3 minutes.
  5. Add the artichoke hearts, salt and, water.
  6. Cover with a lid and raise the heat. Bring to a boil, then lower the heat and simmer for about 5 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  7. Taste. The artichoke hearts should be softened and tender to the bite. Adjust the seasonings if needed.
  8. When they are done, turn off the heat. NOTE: Here is when you can leave them covered on the stovetop until you are ready to serve them, then reheat them before serving.
  9. Transfer to a serving dish, and serve.
  10. yields: 6 to 8 servings

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

6 to 8 servings

Serving Size:

1 serving

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 153Total Fat: 9.5gCarbohydrates: 14.3gFiber: 5.6gSugar: 4.2gProtein: 4.8g

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