Today we are going to explain how to prepare delicious artichokes with ham and you will see that it is a dish that you will repeat often when you learn how to make it with our instructions.
Artichokes are one of the favorite vegetables at home, whenever they are in season we do not miss the opportunity to cook them in different ways: stuffed artichokes, baked artichokes, or one of our favorite artichoke recipes, artichokes with ham, a simple recipe that will please your whole family.
Artichoke has been consumed since the Middle Ages, a time when it was a highly appreciated food because it was considered very beneficial for the body. Artichoke is usually harvested during two seasons, one in October and the other from March to June, it does not do well in high temperatures, which is why they are not grown in summer.
The recipe of artichokes sautéed with ham has a combination of incredible flavors that make it a very appreciated dish for all palates.
- 16 artichokes
- 200 g Serrano ham
- 1 tablespoon of flour
- 1/2 lemon
- Extra virgin olive oil
- Salt to taste
Clean the artichokes and rub them with lemon juice to prevent them from oxidizing. Cook with water, salt and parsley for 15 minutes and drain. Cut the artichokes in half and set aside.
Another option is to cook the artichokes for 10 minutes in the microwave.
Then sauté the artichokes with the ham. Cut the ham into cubes, and sauté in a large low pan with a little oil, when it is golden brown add a tablespoon of flour, stir and pour a glass of water, mix well and cook for 2 minutes (stirring constantly).
Add the artichokes and bring to a boil so that the flavors mix well. Serve
Tips to make perfect artichokes with ham
- Can can canned artichokes be used for the recipe?
If you are going to prepare this recipe for children, our recommendation is to use canned artichoke hearts, they are much more tender and easier for children to eat.
- Is this dish easy to preserve?
This recipe is best eaten the same day it is prepared, otherwise you can freeze them.
- How can artichokes be kept fresh longer?
If you want to keep artichokes for a longer time you can put them in water (including the stem) as if they were a bouquet of flowers and put them in the refrigerator, in this way they will remain perfect until the day you want to use them in your recipes.