Cooking Jerusalem artichokes. Jerusalem artichokes are also known as sunchokes and they taste a bit like chestnuts once cooked! There are different ways to cook Jerusalem artichokes, such as roasting, boiling, and sautéing. On this page you’ll find accurate cooking times and temperatures for Jerusalem artichokes! Translation in French: Topinambour.
How do I cook Jerusalem artichokes?
- Preparing Jerusalem artichokes
- Cooking Jerusalem artichokes in a pan (sauteed)
- Cooking Jerusalem artichokes in a pot (in water)
- Cooking Jerusalem artichokes in an oven (roasted)
What to pair Jerusalem artichokes with?
Jerusalem artichokes can be roasted or sautéed with other vegetables, such as sauteed carrots, parsnips, or roasted onions. They can also be roasted or sautéed with meats, such as chicken or beef. Pair Jerusalem artichokes with roast beef or turkey. Serve them with potatoes or celeriac.
Preparing Jerusalem artichokes
To prepare Jerusalem artichokes, start by washing them thoroughly and scrubbing any dirt off the skin. You can peel them if you like, but it’s not necessary: if you choose to do so, then use a teaspoon and peel off the skin that way (that will make it easier than using a vegetable peeler), the back of the teaspoon can get into all the crevices… Once washed, slice or chop them as desired.
Cook Jerusalem artichokes in pan
Cooking Jerusalem artichokes in a pan. The way I prepare Jerusalem artichokes is sautéing, because it adds even more flavour
1. Scrub the Jerusalem artichokes and cut them into 1/2-inch dice.
2. Heat a tablespoon of olive oil in a pan over medium heat.
3. Add the Jerusalem artichoke dice and sauté for about 5-7 minutes, or until they are tender and golden brown. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Cook Jerusalem artichokes in pot
Cooking Jerusalem artichokes in a pot. Boiling Jerusalem artichokes is quite convenient. It enables you to mash them afterwards (and that’s a delicious side dish)
1. Scrub the Jerusalem artichokes and cut them into 1-inch chunks.
2. Add the cubed Jerusalem artichokes to a pot of boiling water and cook for about 15-20 minutes, or until they are tender.
3. Drain and serve them as is, or mash them and add them to soups or stews.
Roasted Jerusalem artichokes
Cooking Jerusalem artichokes in an oven. Roasting is a great way to cook Jerusalem artichokes:
1. Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).
2. Scrub the Jerusalem artichokes and cut them into 1/2-inch dice. Toss the dice in olive oil; add salt and pepper to taste.
3. Spread the Jerusalem artichoke dice out on a baking sheet and roast them for 20-25 minutes, or until they are tender and golden brown.
Jerusalem artichokes, also known as sunchokes, are similar in appearance to ginger and have a crunchy texture and a sweet, nutty flavor. Jerusalem artichokes are a great source of fiber, vitamin C, iron, and potassium. They are also low in calories and have a low glycemic index, making them a good option for those watching their blood sugar levels. The high fiber content in Jerusalem artichokes can help promote digestive health and aid in weight loss. Additionally, the prebiotic inulin found in Jerusalem artichokes can promote the growth of beneficial bacteria in the gut, improving overall gut health.