Quick and Easy Artichoke Cups with Ground Beef

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Have you heard of ardishawki stew? It’s the Lebanese name for this new recipe that is so tasty, quick and easy to make. I’m calling it Quick and Easy Artichoke Cups with Ground Beef. I ventured out to the local international market to find some of the healthy ingredients and I had such a great time. I hope you like this authentic recipe originated from my cousin.

These yummy artichoke cups with ground beef are gluten free and low carb for the keto diet.  And so yummy!!

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Artichoke Cup Ingredients

1 lb Ground Beef

1/2 Teaspoon 7 Spice (I found this seasoning at my local international store)

1/2 Teaspoon Salt

2 Bags Frozen Artichokes (I found these at my local international store)

1/2 Cup Pine Nuts Toasted

2 Cups Chicken Broth

2 Tablespoons Lemon Juice

Quick and Easy Artichoke Cups with Ground Beef

Kitchen Gadgets I Used and Recommend

Step-by-Step Instructions

  1. Gather Ingredients
  2. Rinse frozen artichoke bottoms for 30 seconds under warm water and arrange into baking pan
  3. Brown ground beef in a large pan
  4. Add 7 Spice Seasoning and Salt
  5. Fill each artichoke with ground beef
  6. Boil chicken broth in a pan and add the lemon juice
  7. Pour the broth on the bottom of the baking pan to saturate the artichoke bottoms only not the beef
  8. Bake covered in preheated 400 degree oven for 40 minutes
  9. While artichoke cups are baking, toast pine nuts and then sprinkle on top of artichoke cups

Rinse frozen artichokes under warm water and arrange into baking pan

Quick and Easy Artichoke Cups with Ground Beef

Brown ground beef in a large pan

Add 7 Spice Seasoning and Salt

Fill each artichoke with ground beef

Quick and Easy Artichoke Cups with Ground Beef

Boil chicken broth in a pan and add the lemon juice

Pour the broth on the bottom of the baking pan to saturate the artichoke bottoms only not on the beef

Bake covered in preheated 400 degree oven for 40 minutes

While artichoke cups are baking, toast pine nuts and then sprinkle on top of artichoke cups

quick and easy artichoke cups with ground beef

Recipe Tips and Variations

Spices can be substituted for 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon and 1/8 teaspoon All Spice

Chicken Broth can be substituted for Vegetable or Beef Broth

Broth can also be poured on top of cups for extra flavor after baking

Serve with jasmine rice and green salad to complete the meal

Add chopped onions with the ground beef

 

artichoke cups with ground beef

 

Artichoke Cups Nutritional Info

  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 40 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Makes about 4 servings
  • Calories: 369

How to Toast Pine Nuts

pine nuts

The added flavor that pine nuts brings to a recipe is powerful especially when they are toasted. It’s easy to toast pine nuts on the stove but you can also bake them in the oven. Here is a step by step guide to toasting pine nuts on the stove.

  • Start with a dry pan without any oils
  • Toast on medium flame for 7 minutes
  • Continually stir to prevent burning
  • Remove from pan once they are browned
  • Cool immediately by transferring to a bowl

Check out this video showing how to toast pine nuts on the stove:

What is a typical Lebanese meal?

There are many types of dishes served at a traditional Lebanese family meal. Usually the meal consists of many options to include hummus, baba ghanouj, chicken, flatbread with seasonings of olive oil, garlic and lemon juice. Learn more here.

Please note that I do not claim to be a professional of making Lebanese dishes, I just love the flavors and excitement of a new dish. Please leave me a comment how you like this recipe for Quick and Easy Artichoke Cups with Ground Beef.  My family loves it!

quick and easy artichoke cups

Quick and Easy Artichoke Cups with Ground Beef

Quick and Easy Artichoke Cups with Ground Beef are healthy, gluten free and low carb. The artichoke bottoms are resting in a chicken broth of lemon juice and can be poured on top after baking. After baking, toasted pine nuts are sprinkled on top for an added boost of flavor. Easy to make!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Appetizer, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 4
Calories 369 kcal

Equipment

  • Ceramic Baking Dish
  • Mesh Strainer with Sturdy Handle
  • Our Place Always Pan

Ingredients
  

  • 1 lb Ground Beef
  • 1/2 tsp 7 Spice
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 2 bags Frozen Artichokes
  • 1/2 cup Pine Nuts Toasted
  • 2 cups Chicken Broth
  • 2 tbsp Lemon Juice

Instructions
 

  • Gather Ingredients
  • Rinse frozen artichoke bottoms for 30 seconds under warm water and arrange into baking pan
  • Brown ground beef in a large pan
  • Add 7 Spice Seasoning and Salt
  • Fill each artichoke with ground beef
  • Boil chicken broth in a pan and add the lemon juice
  • Pour the broth on the bottom of the baking pan to saturate the artichoke bottoms only not the beef
  • Bake covered in preheated 400 degree oven for 40 minutes
  • While artichoke cups are baking, toast pine nuts and then sprinkle on top of artichoke cups

Video

Notes

Spices can be substituted for 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon and 1/8 teaspoon All Spice
Chicken Broth can be substituted with Vegetable or Beef Broth
Broth can also be poured on top of cups for extra flavor after baking
Serve with jasmine rice and green salad to complete the meal
Add chopped onions with the ground beef
 

 

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1 thought on “Quick and Easy Artichoke Cups with Ground Beef”

  1. 5 stars
    I love Lebanese food! Thank you for this recipe I can’t wait to try it. I bet these would also be delicious served with plain yogurt. Yum!

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