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Smoked Sausage Stuffed Artichokes Recipe GirlCarnivore
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Smoked Sausage Stuffed Artichoke

This Smoked Sausage Stuffed Artichoke recipe is flavorful and easy to make.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 832kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 whole artichokes
  • fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 lbs fresh sausage casings removed
  • 1/4 cup breadcrumbs
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 8 oz clarified butter
  • 2 oz fresh goat cheese

For the dipping sauce

  • 2 tbsp mayo
  • 2 tbsp sour cream
  • 2 cloves roasted garlic minced
  • 1 lemon
  • salt and pepper
  • 1/4 tsp paprika

Instructions

  • Starting with the artichokes, remove the top with a sharp knife. Trim the pointed ends of each leaf with a pair of kitchen shears. Trim the stem and using a peeler, remove the tough outer skin from the stem.
  • With your hands, work the artichoke leaves away from the center, exposing the inner tight leaves. Using a pointed spoon, or carefully with a sharp paring knife, remove the inner choke. Rinse the artichoke with cold water and immediately rub lemon juice over the freshly cut exposed areas.
  • Meanwhile, brown the sausage in a skillet, crumbling as needed, until cooked through. Set aside to cool.
  • Preheat your smoker or grill for 375 degrees. Clean the grate and allow the smoker to come to temp.
  • Combine the cooked sausage and breadcrumbs in a bowl and season with salt and pepper.
  • Working carefully, but with force, push open the leaves and stuff the artichoke, working from the center out. Place the artichokes in the smoker and spoon a tablespoon of butter over each.
  • Cover and cook for about an hour, until the bottoms are fork tender, spooning more butter over the artichokes every 20 minutes.
  • Remove and spoon remaining clarified butter over top and sprinkle immediately with the goat cheese crumbles to melt.
  • Whisk the mayo, sour cream, and juice from 1 lemon into a small bowl. Add 1 teaspoon of zest to the mix and season with salt and pepper. Sprinkle paprika on top.
  • When ready to serve, garnish with freshly minced parsley and serve with the whisked mayo mix.

Nutrition

Calories: 832kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 81g | Saturated Fat: 43g | Cholesterol: 198mg | Sodium: 572mg | Potassium: 427mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 295IU | Vitamin C: 22.7mg | Calcium: 82mg | Iron: 2.2mg