Calliope's Real Greek Food

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Artichokes in light lemon sauce

{a la polita}

#Vegetarian #Vegan


-       4 artichoke hearts (frozen or fresh)

-       1 scallion, chopped

-       4 small yellow onions, sliced

-       6 small potatoes, peeled and chopped in cubes

-       4 small carrots, sliced

-       1 tbsp. all purpose flour

-       6 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil

-       2 tbsp. chopped dill

-       ½ cup of water

-       juice of 2 lemons

-       a dash of sugar

-       salt & freshly ground black pepper




Preparation Method

1.     Heat 2 tbsp. of olive oil in a pot and sauté the onions

2.     Add the carrots, potatoes and finally the artichokes

3.     Pour the water in the pot to cover the ingredients, add some of the lemon juice, salt and pepper

4.     Sprinkle with the flour and mix well

5.     Cover and simmer for about 20 minutes

6.     As soon as the vegetables are softer, add the remaining olive oil, lemon juice and dill






 Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 20 minutes

Serves: 4