Grilled Cheese and Artichoke Sandwich
  • CourseMain Dish
  • CuisineKid-Friendly, Vegetarian
  • 4 artichokes
  • 2 lemons
  • bread
  • cheese
  • fresh spinach
  • sun-dried tomatoes
  • salt and pepperto taste
  • mayonnaise
  • butter
  1. Cut lemons in half and squeeze juice into large bowl of water.
  2. Once you have finished cutting the artichoke, rub it with lemon and place in lemon water to stop browning.
  3. Snap off lower tough outer leaves of artichoke.
  4. Use paring knife to remove hard outer skin of stem and base of artichoke.
  5. Cut off uper third of artichoke head.
  6. Immediately rub artichoke with lemon and place in lemon water.
  7. Return to Season & Steam® Microwavable bag and season with salt and pepper to taste. Microwave for 6 1/2 to 7 minutes. They are finished when a knife can be easily inserted into the base of the artichoke.
  8. Remove leaves from artichoke. Remove choke. This is the hairy-looking filaments directly above the heart. Slice the heart, which includes the stem for sandwiches.
  9. Spread real mayo on bread of choice and begin to build sandwich. Place cheese on bottom. Add plenty of artichoke hearts. Add spinach. Add sun-dried tomatoes. Add more cheese of a different variety.
  10. Butter outsides of bread and grill until bread is browned and cheese is melted. Serve warm.
Recipe Notes

Use your favorite bread and cheese to make this sandwich.