Vegetarian Artichoke Balls

Recipe by Freda2 Brown
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READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Drain artichoke hearts saving juice for later.
  • Mash hearts in a small bows using a fork or your fingers.
  • Add 1 c of bread crumbs, 2Tbsp Parmesan cheese, and 2 Tbsp of the artichoke juice to the mashed hearts.
  • Mix well.
  • Add beaten eggs to mixture.
  • Mixture should have the consistency of a stuffing.
  • If mixture is too dry, add more artichoke juice to the desired consistency.
  • Set aside.
  • In large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat.
  • Add minced garlic and saute for 1 or 2 minutes.
  • Add artichoke mixture to the skillet and cook with garlic for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • After cooking, remove from skillet to another bowl, cover, and refrigerate.
  • Chill for 30 minutes.
  • While mixture is chilling, prepare 4 tablespoons of Parmesan cheese and 1/2 c of bread crumbs in a small bowl.
  • After mixture is chilled and firm, remove from refrigerator and form into small balls.
  • Roll balls in the cheese/bread crumb mixture.
  • Refrigerate balls until ready to serve.
  • (I personally like them at room temperature for at least 5 minutes before eating.).
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