Artichokes

à la polita

4 - 6 servings

1 hour

Ingredients

 

  • 600 gr peeled artichokes (you may use frozen)

  • 2 onions

  • 4 spring onions

  • 1 clove garlic

  • 1 kg potatoes

  • 2 large carrots

  • 1 cup peas

  • 1 cup dill

  •  Juice of 1 ½ lemon

  • ½ cup olive oil

  • 1 tsp. turmeric

  • ½ tbsp. salt

  • ½ tsp. pepper

 

Method

  • Chop the onions, spring onions, garlic and dill. Peel and cut the potatoes in cubes and slice the carrots.

  • In a large (and preferably wide) pot, add the olive oil and sauté the onions, spring onions and the garlic for 2-3 minutes

  • Add the potatoes, carrots and turmeric, mix and cook for a few minutes

  • Next, add the peas and artichokes, stir using a wooden spoon and sauté for a few more minutes

  • Season with salt and pepper, add the dill and water to slightly cover the vegetables

  • Put on the lid and cook on low heat for 30-40 minutes

  • When ready, remove from heat

  • In a blender add one cup of the cooked potatoes, carrots and peas, some of the broth and the lemon juice and blend until smooth

  • Pour the cream into the pot and mix well

  • Serve with fresh dill, olive oil and chopped spring onions

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