Baked artichoke

This is a stunning starter or a side dish.

Serves 2


  • 4 artichokes
  • 100g butter, room temperature
  • Zest from 1 lemon
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 small bunch of dill, finely chopped
  • 1 clove of garlic, finely chopped or grated using a zester


Preheat the oven to 180C
Simply combine the butter with the other ingredients
Stuff the artichoke with the dill butter and bake upright, covered with foil for 40-50 minutes or until soft and cooked through
Serve with juices from the pan over the top