Recipe: Cardoons with Anchovy Vinaigrette

This simple recipe was adopted from Chez Panisse.

Put some water on high heat; when it has boiled, turn it down to a simmer and add an egg. Simmer for 15 minutes or so, until the egg is fully cooked.

Meanwhile, peel the stalks of the cardoons (the outer skin will be tough and bitter otherwise.) Boil them in salted water until they're tender, which will be about 20 minutes. When they've cooked and cooled, slice them on the diagonal into pieces a few inches long.

Make a vinaigrette with a little bit of garlic and anchovy, some lemon juice, a splash of red wine vinegar, and olive oil. Chop the hard-boiled egg.

Toss the cardoons with the vinaigrette, then sprinkle chopped hard-boiled egg on top.

Presented by

Anastatia Curley is the former Communications Coordinator of the Yale Sustainable Food Project. More

Anastatia Curley is the former Communications Coordinator of the Yale Sustainable Food Project. She now lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where she writes, cooks, and caters local and sustainable meals.

The Case for Napping at Work

Most Americans don't get enough sleep. More and more employers are trying to help address that.

Join the Discussion

After you comment, click Post. If you’re not already logged in you will be asked to log in or register.

blog comments powered by Disqus

Video

The Case for Napping at Work

Most Americans don't get enough sleep. More and more employers are trying to help address that.

Video

A Four-Dimensional Tour of Boston

In this groundbreaking video, time moves at multiple speeds within a single frame.

Video

Who Made Pop Music So Repetitive? You Did.

If pop music is too homogenous, that's because listeners want it that way.

Video

Playing An Actual Keyboard Cat

A music video transforms food, pets, and objects into extraordinary instruments.

Video

Stunning GoPro Footage of a Wildfire

In the field with America’s elite Native American firefighting crew

Video

The Man Who Built a Forest Larger Than Central Park

Since 1979, he has planted more than 1,300 acres of trees.

More in Health

Just In