Artichokes' delicate flavor is accentuated by robust, salty prosciutto. Bake them in a white-wine bath and they'll be tender and aromatic.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Pour wine and 1 cup water in bottom of a shallow 2-quart baking dish; season with salt and pepper. Set aside.

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  • In the bowl of a food processor, combine bread, prosciutto, scallions, oil, and garlic; pulse until coarse crumbs form. Season stuffing with salt and pepper.

  • Gently spread outer leaves of artichokes to create room for stuffing. Fill cavity and spaces between outer leaves with breadcrumb mixture; place upright in prepared baking dish.

  • Cover dish tightly with aluminum foil. Bake until the base of an artichoke is easily pierced with the tip of a paring knife, 60 to 75 minutes. Serve with lemon wedges.

Variations

In step 2, substitute 1/2 cup finely grated Parmesan for the prosciutto, and 1 cup mixed fresh herbs (such as 1/2 cup parsley and 1/2 cup tarragon or mint leaves) for the scallions.

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