So now, via our “How To” section, you know how to prepare artichokes (alcachofas). It is time to enjoy them in a sumptuous meal.
And here is your opportunity to do just that. A smashing recipe combining lamb knuckles with those artichokes.
A recipe that comes from Aragon, a region famed for quality lamb.
Heat the olive oil in a large cast iron pot and brown the knuckles on all sides.
Remove the meat from the cooking pot and place to one side.
Cook the onion and ham in the oil until translucent. Add the garlic and artichokes and fry.
Stir in the tomatoes and the bay leaf, and pour over the stock. Then return the knuckles to the sauce and cover with a lid.
Cook on a medium heat for one hour. Season the sauce to taste with salt and pepper.
Serve the lamb knuckles in the sauce.