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Artichokes And Peas

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Ingredients
  Lean bacon slices 3 , minced
  Onion 1⁄2 Small, minced
  Minced parsley 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Garlic clove 1 Small, minced
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Artichokes 6 Medium, trimmed, and thinly sliced
  Fresh basil/1 teaspoon dried basil, crumbled 2 Tablespoon, minced
  Salt To Taste
  Freshly ground pepper To Taste
  Hot chicken consomme 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Peas 2 Pound, shelled to make 2 cups (Fresh / Frozen , Barely Thawed)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Mix together the bacon, the onion, the parsley and the garlic clove on a chopping board and mince together to a paste.

MAKING
2) In a heavy casserole, heat the butter and the olive oil.
3) Now add the bacon mixture.
4) Cook, mixing all the while for 3 to 4 minutes.
5) Add the artichokes, the basil, salt and pepper and 1/3 cup of the consomme.
6) Reduce to a simmer, cook covered for 10 minutes, mixing many a time at intervals.
7) Now add the peas and, if needed to avoid scorching, add more consomme.
8) Reduce to a simmer and cook covered for about 5 to 10 more minutes, or until the vegetables are just cooked through.

SERVING
9) Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Side Dish
Ingredient: 
Artichoke
Interest: 
Gourmet, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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