Mediterranean Roasted Artichoke with Feta Cheese – Recipe

Ingredients (2 servings):

  • 2 large globe artichokes
  • 1 lemon’s juice
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 1 small shallot, thinly sliced
  • 100 g feta cheese
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

Preparation method:

  1. Cube the feta cheese into small cubes.
  2. Cut off the stalk of the artichokes, then cut them lengthwise, using a sharp knife artichoke, in half.
  3. Using a small and sharp paring knife, remove their choke – the hairy inside part.
  4. Have prepared the lemon at hand, so after finishing cleaning each artichoke, to squeeze plenty of lemon juice over their cuts quickly, not to oxidize.
  5. In an ovenproof dish, place the artichokes halves cut side up, season them with salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste. Place a clove of garlic in the hollowed middle of every artichoke half and 2-3 cubes of feta cheese. Drizzle a bit of olive oil over them.
  6. Preheat the oven to 200 C and roast the artichokes in there for 30-40 minutes.