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Recipe: Artichoke & Broad Beans with a Heat Lentil French dressing

It is formally artichoke season! And cooking them for this salad is the right solution to honour their earthy, nutty flavour. 

Roll out this vegan salad for barbecues, entertaining or a dinner at dwelling – being a lentil-based, it additionally retains nicely for next-day lunches. 


Find out how to make Artichoke & Broad Beans with a Heat Lentil French dressing

Serves 4 
Prep time : 45 minutes
Vegan, dairy free, gluten free 

Be aware: You need to use child artichokes to do that in a fraction of the time, or pre-made artichoke hearts. 


  • 2 globe artichokes, trimmed
  • 1 lemon 
  • 1 vegan inventory dice or 2 teaspoons vegan bouillon powder 
  • A couple of thyme sprigs 
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 carrot, finely diced
  • 1 massive celery stick, finely diced
  • 1 crimson onion, finely diced 
  • 1 garlic clove, finely diced
  • 300 g cherry tomatoes, halved 
  • 300 g broad beans, double podded 
  • 300 g pre-cooked black or inexperienced lentils 
  • 1 shallot, finely diced
  • 1 tablespoon dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons crimson wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons additional virgin olive oil 
  • 30 g vegan parmesan, peeled into ribbons
  • A handful of contemporary oregano leaves
  • A handful of contemporary basil leaves


  1. Place the trimmed artichokes right into a deep saucepan with the halved lemon, inventory and thyme sprigs. Cowl with boiling water and boil for 35-40 minutes till tender when poked with a cutlery knife. 
  2. In the meantime, sauté the carrot, celery and onion in a frying pan for 10 minutes till tender. Add the garlic and prepare dinner for 1 minute till aromatic. 
  3. Add the cherry tomatoes and broad beans and sauté for two minutes earlier than including the lentils. Stir totally and switch off the warmth. Season nicely. 
  4. In a small bowl, combine collectively the shallot, dijon mustard, crimson wine vinegar, maple syrup and further virgin olive oil to make your dressing. 
  5. When the artichokes are tender, trim away the leaves and choke and slice the hearts and stalks into quarters. 
  6. To serve, pop the artichokes on high of the nice and cozy lentil salad and garnish with parmesan ribbons and herbs. Drizzle the dressing over the whole lot and luxuriate in. 


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