Baked artichoke – 3 keto recipes

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Prepare a delicious and filling appetizer of roasted artichokes. Add cream, parmesan or lemon zest for a richer taste. We are sure that once you try this vegetable, it will become your favorite.

In addition to being very tasty, artichoke can effectively help us fight excess weight. To find out how, read our article on the topic in the blog – Artichoke for weight loss – does it have an effect?

Baked artichokes in the oven

With a soft, melting inside and crispy leaves, the delicious roasted artichoke is a great addition to any keto dish. Serve as an appetizer or side dish.

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Preparation time: 35 minutes

Servings: 10

Nutritional composition in 1 serving: 7 g of net carbohydrates, 6 g of fat, 4 g of protein and 108 calories.

Necessary products:

  • 10 small fresh artichokes
  • 60 ml olive oil (divided into two parts)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp sea salt

Method of preparation:

  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees.
  2. Place the artichokes on a solid work surface. Grasp the stalk of the vegetable with one hand and cut off the top half of the artichoke.
  3. Remove the core of the artichoke with a spoon.
  4. Turn the vegetables over and cut the stem. Remove the hard leaves until only the soft ones remain. Repeat with the remaining chapters.
  5. Put the artichokes in a saucepan and pour enough water to cover it.
  6. Add a little olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
  7. Bring to a boil, cook for 15-20 minutes or until the leaves are easy to remove.
  8. Drain the artichoke heads and place them upright in a baking tray.
  9. Sprinkle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
  10. Bake for about 15 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
  11. Serve the fragrant roasted artichoke as a side dish with your favorite keto dish or serve alone.


Use fresh artichokes, which are much easier to cook as there is no core yet formed.

Roasted artichoke with aromatic oil

Fresh artichoke is a very tasty and healthy vegetable. Serve with melting lemon oil for a complete extravaganza of flavors.

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Preparation time: 30 minutes

Servings: 4

Nutritional composition in 1 serving: 4 g of net carbohydrates, 41 g of fat, 3 g of protein and 393 calories.

Required ingredients:

  • 2 fresh artichokes
  • ½ lemon
  • Salt to taste

For lemon oil:

  • 200 g of ghee butter
  • juice and peel of ½ lemon
  • salt and pepper to taste

Method of preparation:

  1. Cut off the prickly part of the artichoke leaves and remove the stem.
  2. If the artichoke is large, you can cut it in half with a sharp knife for faster cooking.
  3. Boil in salted water with half a lemon for about 30-40 minutes or until soft.
  4. Optionally, bake in a preheated 180 degree oven for 10 minutes.
  5. While the artichokes are cooking, melt the ghee from the ghee in a water bath or microwave, and cut the rest into cubes.
  6. Pour the melted butter, while still hot, into a bowl and add the butter cubes while beating with a hand mixer. A fluffy consistency should be obtained.
  7. Pour the grated rind and lemon juice and continue to beat a little more.
  8. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  9. Serve the artichokes hot. Start with the outer leaves, removing them and dipping in the lemon oil. Eat only soft leaves.


Add finely chopped anchovy or olive fillets to the lemon oil for a richer taste.

Baked artichoke with cream and parmesan

This simple but fantastic lemon garnish is deceptive. How can something so easy, so delicious and look so impressive on a plate.

This dish will become a favorite of your family. And it’s easy enough to prepare to include in your menu often.

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Preparation time: 30 minutes

Servings: 4

Nutritional composition in 1 serving: 8 g of net carbohydrates, 25 g of fat, 19 g of protein and 397 calories.

Necessary products:

  • 800 g canned artichoke, drained
  • 1 lemon
  • 180 ml cooking cream
  • 1 tbsp fresh thyme
  • 140 g grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp black pepper

Method of preparation:

  1. Preheat oven to 175 degrees.
  2. Rinse, strain and dry the artichokes. Place them in a baking tray measuring 23 by 23 cm.
  3. Pour the cream evenly over the artichokes.
  4. Squeeze the juice and grate the lemon peel in two separate bowls, set them aside.
  5. Pour lemon juice over the artichokes. Sprinkle evenly with grated Parmesan cheese. Pour the lemon zest on top and season with thyme and black pepper.
  6. Bake for about 25 to 30 minutes or until lightly browned and the dish thickens.
  7. Serve the delicious roasted artichoke on the table and enjoy it.


  • You can use fresh or canned artichokes. Avoid a product canned in butter or with sugars.
  • Add grated chicken or seafood to the delicious roasted artichoke to make the dish complete and increase the protein and useful fat content in it.

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