Artichokes with Shrimps and Marjoram

Artichokes are one of those vegetables that people love or hate, that are looked forward to by those following seasonal products and whose scope of use is huge! This recipe is a simple, true and filling dish that can be eaten as a main course or be added to a buffet as a warm salad.

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  • 12 artichokes
  • 2 small dry onions, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, grated
  • 500 gr shrimps, No 3, peeled
  • 500 gr potatoes
  • olive oil
  • 2 tbsp fresh or 1 tbsp dry marjoram
  • ½ bunch parsley, finely chopped
  • salt, pepper


Clean the artichokes, cut them into thin slices and leave them in water with lemon.

Peel and cut the potatoes into thin slices or into small balls with the special parisienne spoon.

Sauté in some olive oil the garlic, onion, potatoes and artichokes. Add salt and pepper, add some water or vegetable broth until it covers the vegetables and boil over a medium heat for about 30-40 minutes.

Clean the shrimps and sauté them in some olive oil with the marjoram. Add salt and pepper and add them to the cooked artichokes and leave over the heat for 2-3 minutes for the flavors to blend.

Garnish with finely chopped parsley and serve.



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