Vegan: Aegean Artichoke & Penne Salad
Vegetables Vegan Artichoke Penne Salad
Last updated 6/12/2012 1:28:18 AM. Recipe ID 63606. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Vegan: aegean artichoke & penne salad
Yield: 1 Servings
6 Fresh baby artichokes
1/4 c Lemon juice
1/2 lb Penne
1/2 c Tomato juice
2 tb Olive oil
Juice of one lemon
2 Cloves garlic, minced
3 tb Fresh parsley
3 tb Fresh basil or 1 tsp. dried
1/2 ts Salt
1/4 ts Black pepper
1/2 c Fresh tomato, chopped
1/2 c Kalamata olives
2 tb Capers
1/2 c Feta cheese (optional)
1. Cut stems off artichokes. Peel off tough outer leaves to reveal
yellow-green hearts. Cut artichokes into quarters. Combine 1/4 cup
lemon juice with 2 cups water in a medium bowl. Add artichokes to
lemon water and toss to prevent discoloration. Drain. Steam
artichokes until tender, about 20 minutes. chill.
2. In a large pot, bring 2 quarts water to a rapid boil. Add 1
teaspoon salt and penne. Cook penne until al dente, about 10 minutes.
Drain and rinse with cold water.
3. To make salad dressing: combine tomato juice, olive oil, lemon
juice, garlic, parlsey, basil, salt and pepper in a food processor or
blender and puree for 30 seconds.
4. Toss together artichokes, penne, capers, olives and feta cheese
in a large bowl salad bowl. Pour dressing over and toss well. enjoy,
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