Artichoke Tomato Pasta

10 08 2011

This is a recipe that I adapted from Pioneer Woman. You can use any kind of pasts you’d like, I used cork screw.

Recipe for Artichoke Tomato Pasta

2 tbsp. olive oil

1 tbsp. butter

1/2 an onion, small diced

3 garlic cloves, minced

1 can artichoke hearts

1 can diced tomato

1 red bell pepper, diced

salt, pepper, and oregano to taste

Melt the olive oil and butter together, then add the onion and garlic. Saute for a few minutes, then add the pepper, cook until semi-soft. Cut the artichokes into small pieces and put into pan with tomatoes. Add salt, pepper, and oregano, and serve on pasta with parmesan cheese.

Artichoke Dip

1 08 2011

I am obsessed with this artichoke dip. Obsessed. My mom and I will make it for “Chillin and Grillin” at our pool, and It will usually be gone by adult swim. So, none for me. This recipe was given to us by my grandma, and I hope you guys enjoy it as much as we do.

Recipe for Artichoke Dip
2 cans artichoke hearts, drained REALLY WELL
1 cup mayo
1 cup grated parmesan cheese
2-3 tablespoons diced green chile

Cut the artichokes into smaller pieces. Mix all the ingredients in a bowl and pour into a 2 quart casserole dish.
Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until lightly browned.
Serve with pita or tortilla chips