Frittedda is a Sicilian dish from the capital city of Palermo and is bursting with fresh flavor. This dish is packed with artichokes, peas, and beans in agrodolce, Italy’s favorite sweet and sour sauce. Typically frittedda Siciliana calls for fresh vegetables, but we wanted to streamline the time-consuming process of trimming and preparing artichokes by instead utilizing canned or frozen artichokes. Fresh peas and fava beans are a treat and if they are in season we urge you to use them, otherwise frozen is a good year round substitute. Serve your frittedda Siciliana as a side dish alongside other plates or with crusty bread as a delicious vegetarian entree. 

Note: If you would like to schedule this cook, but do not want to wait for the broiler to cool before refrigerating, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat in a medium skillet, add the scallions, and cook for 4 minutes instead of broiling. 

Frittedda Siciliana

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: 2 hours
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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 large scallions, finely chopped
  • 1 (14 oz) can artichokes, drained or 1 lb bag frozen artichokes, thawed
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen peas
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen fava bean or lima beans 
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp minced fresh mint
  • 2 pieces crusty bread, optional

Directions

1) Combine olive oil and chopped scallions in a Suvie pan. Insert pan into the top of your Suvie and broil for 10 minutes, stirring halfway through. Do not add water to reservoir before broiling. 

2) Remove pan and stir in artichokes, peas, fava beans, ½ cup water, and 1 tsp salt. Return pan to your Suvie. Fill reservoir, input settings, and Cook Now or Schedule. 

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Low, 1 hour

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3) Remove pan from your Suvie and stir in white wine vinegar and sugar. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Divide between plates, garnish with mint, and serve with crusty bread.

Nutrition

Nutritional Information per serving (2 servings per recipe): Calories 340, Total Fat 15g, Total Carbohydrates 38g, Total Sodium 2480mg, Total Protein 14g

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