Stuffed Artichokes: Gluten-Free, Paleo, and Vegan Friendly
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
- 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
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.
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.
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