Stuffed Artichoke Recipe

Stuffed Artichokes: Gluten-Free, Paleo, and Vegan Friendly

Course Appetizer
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 4
Calories 853kcal


  • 4 Artichokes
  • 1 Small butternut squash - cooked and diced in small chucks
  • 1 Cup quinoa
  • 1 Small onion diced
  • 3 Cloves of minced garlic
  • 2 Eggs
  • 2 tsp Italian seasoning mix or 1/2 tsp of dried parsley oregano, basil and sage
  • 1 C Beef or Chicken or Vegetable Broth
  • 1 C EVOO
  • Pinches of sea salt and black pepper
  • 1/4 Cup of Parmesan cheese optional


Butternut Squash

  • Wash the butternut squash.
  • Pour one cup of water in the liner pot and place the trivet or a rack inside the pot.
  • Place the butternut squash on the trivet.
  • Set on HIGH pressure for 8 minutes and QR.
  • If the flesh is a bit hard, that's ok since you'll be cooking it again after it's stuffed in the artichoke.
  • Dice the squash in small pieces and set aside in a medium size mixing bowl.


  • Wash quinoa, pick out any debris and drain.
  • Pour one cup of stock in the liner pot and add quinoa. The liquid level should be about the same as the top of the quinoa.
  • Add a pinch of sea salt.
  • Cover the lid tightly, make sure the vent is closed.
  • Set at HIGH pressure for 1 minute. When the timer finishes, QR.
  • Take out the quinoa and add it to the medium bowl with squash in it.

Stuffed Artichokes

  • Beat two eggs in a small bowl and add it to the squash and quinoa mixture.
  • Add the rest of the ingredients to the bowl and mix well.
  • Separate each leaf of the artichoke and stuff with the squash/quinoa mixture.
  • When all of them are stuffed set aside.
  • Add 1 cup of water and 1 cup of EVOO to the liner pot.
  • Place the artichokes in the pot as snugly as possible. If they don't all fit, divide them to steam later.
  • Set on HIGH pressure for 40 minutes.
  • When the timer goes off, release pressure naturally, (NPR.)
  • Carefully take out the artichokes and place them on a platter and sprinkle with parmesan cheese if desired.
  • Serve immediately.


Calories: 853kcal | Carbohydrates: 67g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 60g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 86mg | Sodium: 499mg | Potassium: 1463mg | Fiber: 14g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 20255IU | Vitamin C: 57.1mg | Calcium: 277mg | Iron: 6mg