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artichoke appetizer

I love this bruschetta topping. It is super easy, and healthy! I like to serve this on whole grain crackers or whole grain crostini.


  • 1 tin (14oz) artichoke hearts, drained and squeezed out
  • 2 tbsp chopped capers
  • 2 handfuls of arugula, chopped finely
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp minced red onion
  • Juice of half a lemon (about 2 tbsp)
  • Freshly ground pepper


  1. Using a knife, chop the artichokes finely. Transfer to a medium sized bowl.
  2. Stir in the olive oil, capers, arugula and red onion.
  3. Season to taste with plenty of freshly ground coarse black pepper. Serve on whole grain crackers or crostini (Note: nutritional value does not include crackers).

Makes about 2 cups
Serves 15


About Carolyn Cohen

Carolyn Cohen, Natural Foods Chef, has owned and operated DELICIOUSDISH Cooking School for the last 15 years. DELICIOUSDISH Cooking School specializes in whole natural food HOME cooking, meal panning, and healthy eating. CAROLYN also owns DELICIOUSNUTRITION, a nutrition based culinary school specializing in holistic health and nutrition. Classes focus on clean-eating programs, superfoods and classes targeting specific health concerns and goals. Carolyn, is an Occupational Therapist by training who left her practice to pursue her passion - cooking. She started cooking at a very young age, and takes great pride in planning both simple, everyday meals and menus you can entertain with. Her informative and casual teaching style has inspired people to become great cooks and to enjoy being in the kitchen.

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