What is the best storage for artichokes? Can you freeze artichokes? How long do artichokes last in the fridge? We have answers to all of these food-saving questions and storage tips:
The fridge is the best place to store artichokes.
Can I Freeze It?
Artichokes should be partially cooked before freezing. Clean the artichoke by holding it under running cold water, pulling apart the leaves to thoroughly rinse them. Place the cleaned artichoke in boiling water for about 20 minutes to partially cook it. Then lay it upside down to dry before placing it in the freezer.
Fresher For Longer
Artichokes can be stored for up to one week in the fridge. Sprinkle the artichoke with a few drops of water and store it in a perforated storage bag in the coldest part of the refrigerator.
Use It Up
Cooked artichoke hearts are sweet, tender and nutty, and can become creamy.
Artichokes can be boiled, grilled, roasted and steamed.
Did You Know?
Artichokes are incredibly nutrient-dense, containing high amounts of anti-inflammatory antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and fibre.
When prepping an artichoke, you can prevent the leaves from browning by submerging the artichoke in water with some added lemon juice.
The hairy-looking part of the artichoke is called the choke. The choke is not poisonous, but it should not be eaten.