Eating your garden produce – globe artichokes

Growing great edibles is very satisfying for any gardener but sometimes knowing what to do with certain crops can be a little difficult. If you’ve ever wondered what to do with your globe artichokes then look no further than this super easy and tasty recipe for hot artichoke dip – from my friend Anita. This has got to be the tastiest way to use globe artichokes Click To Tweet Just adjust the quantities to suit the amount of produce you have.


Approximately 200 g globe artichokes (inedible parts removed)

1/2 cup whole egg mayonnaise

1 clove garlic (feel free to add more if you like lots of garlic)

1/4 cup grated mozarella cheese

1/4 cup parmasean cheese

Juice of 1/2 a lemon

A sprinkle of paprika (to taste)


Very quickly blend all ingredients except the paprika (you want the mix to remain a bit lumpy).

Pour it all into a casserole dish and sprinkle the top with paprika.

Bake uncovered at 180 degrees for about 30 minutes, until golden.

Enjoy hot with bits of turkish bread, pita bread, corn chips, etc.

Can be eaten cold if there is any left over (but that may never happen).

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