Artichokes Stuffed with Mushrooms
(Mantarlı Enginar Dolma - Istanbul)
4 Arhtichokes - peeled, cleaned (see Artichokes with Rice in Olive Oil)
1/4 cup water
2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 tbsp lemon juice
1 tsp sugar
10-12 brown mushrooms, brushed, sliced
4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1-2 garlic cloves, chopped
1/2 tsp allspice
1/2 tsp oregano
Mozzarella cheese, grated
Preheat the oven to 400 F (200 C).
Place the artichokes in a shallow pan. Add the water, olive oil, sugar and salt. Cover and cook at medium heat until the artichokes are tender.
Meanwhile saute the onion and mushrooms with olive oil for 2-3 minutes at medium heat in a pan. Add the garlic, allspice, oregano, salt and pepper. Continue to saute for 2-3 more minutes. Turn the heat off.
Place the cooked artichokes on an oven dish. Heap the artichokes with the filling. Sprinkle some grated mozzarella cheese over the tops.
Place the dish on the middle rack of the oven and cook until the cheese melts.
Labels: Olive Oil Dishes