Artichokes are a vegetable, and while not as well-known as other veggies, they are every bit as table worthy. They are low in saturated fat and cholesterol and are a rich source of fiber, vitamins, and minerals.
Furthermore, they are chock full of vitamins including vitamin C, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, folate, vitamin B-6, B-12, A, E, D, and vitamin K. They are also rich in minerals including calcium, iron, zinc, sodium, potassium, manganese, phosphorus, and zinc. So, have them steamed, boiled, roasted, stuffed, or breaded, and added to dips and soups. If you find them intimidating, here’s an info graphic to help you start cooking or eating.
How to cook and eat antichokes