7 Jerusalem Artichoke Recipes for Delicious Rooty Winter Meals

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Try these 7 delectable and toasty Jerusalem artichoke recipes to keep you warm and healthy all through the winter season!

Although neither an artichoke or from Israel, Jerusalem artichokes are nutrient dense and fiber rich tubers that are high in a beneficial carbohydrate called inulin. These root veggies belong to the sunflower family, are low in calories and high in vitamins C, A and E, as well as B vitamins and iron.

1. Roasted Sunchokes

Also known as sunchokes, Jerusalem artichokes have a rich flavor that comes out beautifully when they are roasted with just a touch of olive oil, garlic and herbs. Serve them as a side dish or add them to a winter root vegetable salad.

2. Jerusalem Artichoke Soup with Wild Mushroom Tortellini

Jerusalem artichokes makes for the creamiest soup, and what better way to garnish them than with handmade, wild mushroom tortellini? This satisfying and filling recipe will surely be a hit at your next dinner party or family get together.

3. Jerusalem Artichoke Salad

Switch it up and use your Jerusalem artichokes raw in a salad, just make sure to slice them very thin. Serve as an appetizer or a side dish with an Italian inspired meal.

4. Sautéed Jerusalem Artichokes with Garlic & Bay Leaves

The combination of bay leaves, white wine vinegar and garlic make for a simple but deliciously delectable side dish. You can even top the sautéed sunchokes with broiled chicken, fish, sausages or tofu to pack an extra punch of protein to this dish.

5. Jerusalem Artichokes and Orecchiette

Perfect as a winter time main dish, this vegetarian pasta recipe is light and easy to prepare. Serve it with a delicious winter salad and a side of homemade bread.

6. Chunky Jerusalem Artichoke and Potato Mash

This is a tasty way to switch up your plain old potato mash – just add an unusual and exotic root vegetable to it! Dress it up with your favorite herbs like rosemary, thyme or sage.

7. Confit Jerusalem Artichoke with Crème Fraiche & Dessert Finger Lime

If you’re looking to try out something a little more adventurous, this is the recipe for you. It’s the perfect appetizer or hors d’oeuvre, and is so pretty that you will have to coax your guests to actually eat it.

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