Artichoke Nibbles

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Artichoke Nibbles

Artichoke Nibbles
Number of Servings: 4 Total Preparation Time: 45 minutes
Actual Cooking Time: 15 to 30 minutes Source: Dairy Council of California
Food Groups: Dairy, Vegetables
Holiday: July 4th, Thanksgiving, Christmas
Meal Type: Appetizers
Nutrition Content: Good Source of Calcium
Origin: American
Special Features: Make Ahead , Vegetarian


2 6 oz jars marinated Artichoke hearts
1 small Onion, finely chopped
1 clove Garlic, minced
4 eggs, beaten
1/4 cup fine Bread crumbs
1/4 teaspoon Salt
1/8 teaspoon Pepper
1/8 teaspoon Oregano
1/8 teaspoon hot Pepper seasoning
2 cups shredded sharp Cheddar Cheese
2 tablespoons minced Parsley


Preheat oven to 325.

Drain marinade from 1 jar of artichoke hearts into medium skillet. Drain 2nd jar and discard marinade. Chop artichokes and set aside.

Heat oil, add onions & garlic and saute until onion is limp, about 5 min.

Combine eggs, bread crumbs, salt, pepper, oregano & hot pepper seasoning. Fold in cheese and parsley. Add artichokes and sauteed onion mixture, blending well. Pour into 9 inch square glass baking dish.

Bake about 30 min. Allow to cool briefly before cutting into 1 inch squares. (Can also be served cold.)

Nutrient Information
Calories: 103
Total Fat: 7 g
Saturated Fat: 3.5 g
Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.3 g
Monounsaturated Fat:
Sodium: 234 mg
Carbohydrates: 4 g
Protein: 6 g
Fiber: 1 g
Vitamin A: 243 IU
Vitamin C: 6 mg
Calcium: 114 mg
Iron: 0.5 mg

Cook's Notes:

May be prepared a day or two ahead and reheated 10 to 12 minutes.

To reduce the calories and fat in this recipe, half or all of the whole eggs can be substituted with eggs whites (generally 1 whole eggs = 2 whites) Also, choose a reduced-fat or low-fat variety of cheddar cheese.