Artichokes Stewed with Potatoes, Carrots and Leeks (Anginares Politi)


  • 10 artichokes, trimmed
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 1/2 pounds new potatoes, (about 8), scrubbed and cut in half
  • 1 pound carrots, (about 6), peeled, split lengthwise and cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 1 pound leeks, (about 4), white and light green parts only, split lengthwise, thoroughly cleaned and cut into 2-inch pieces
  • Salt & freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 2/3 cup finely chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped fresh dill
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh mint
  • 1 tablespoon freshly grated lemon zest
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice


There Was A Time When Anginares Politi Was Like Saying “Artichokes Big Apple.” Politi Means From The City, And For Centuries Constantinople Was The New York Of The Greek-speaking World. If You Cannot Find Small Artichokes, You Can Use Five Large Ones

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