Marinated Artichoke Nibbles
|Marinated artichoke hearts||20 Ounce (2 Jars)|
|Onion||1 Small, finely chopped|
|Garlic||1 Clove (5 gm), minced or pressed|
|Fine dry bread crumbs||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Oregano leaves||1⁄8 Teaspoon|
|Liquid hot pepper seasoning||1⁄8 Teaspoon|
|Shredded cheddar cheese||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Minced parsley||2 Tablespoon|
Drain marinade from 1 jar of artichokes into a 7 by 11 inch baking dish.
Drain other jar, reserving marinade for other uses, if desired.
Chop artichoke hearts and set aside.
Add onion and garlic to reserved marinade.
Cover with wax paper.
Microwave on HIGH (100%) for 3 minutes (stirring after 2 minutes) or until onion is soft.
In a small bowl, beat eggs lightly.
Add bread crumbs, salt, pepper, oregano, and hot pepper seasoning.
Stir in cheese, parsley, and artichokes.
Pour egg mixture into onion and stir until well blended.
Spread mixture evenly in baking dish and cover with wax paper.
Microwave on HIGH (100%) for 8 to 10 minutes (rotating dish 1/4 turn after 5 minutes) or until set when lightly pressed in center.
Let stand, covered, for 10 minutes.
Cut into 1 inch squares.
Or cool, cover, and refrigerate; bring to room temperature before serving.