Provençe is an area in Southern France where “Herbs de Provence” originate from. Usually a mix of dried herbs used for meat, poultry and vegetables. The mix can consist of basil, fennel seeds, lavender, marjoram, rosemary, sage, summer savory and thyme. The portion of each herb varies dramatically depending on the maker. Artichokes are abundant in Provence and enjoyed with many dishes.
Ingredients for Provencal Artichoke Chicken
Directions for Provencal Artichoke Chicken
Makes 6 servings.
Artichokes provide the important minerals magnesium, chromium, manganese, potassium, phosphorus, iron and calcium.
In addition to all these important minerals, artichokes are a good source of fiber, vitamin C and folate. Artichokes are low in calories and sodium, have no fat and no cholesterol.
All this means that artichokes, as a part of a low-fat, high-fiber diet, can help reduce the risk of certain types of heart disease, cancers and birth defects.