Serves 4-6

1 loaf day old Italian bread or baguette

2 cans artichoke hearts rinsed

12 cloves garlic

½ cup fresh lemon juice

1 bunch flat leaf Italian parsley

½ cup extra virgin olive oil

Salt and pepper

Pre heat oven to 425 degrees. Slice bread into pieces ½ inch.

Heat grill pan or outdoor grill. Rub garlic on one side of bread and brush with olive oil. Grill both sides for grill marks form and they are crispy.

Toss artichoke hearts and garlic in olive oil. Place on sheet pan and roast in oven till browned on edges. Remove from oven and place in bowl of food processor. Add lemon juice and olive oil slowly while running. Add parsley and pulse till blended in. Season with salt and pepper. Arrange bread on platter and spread artichoke mixture on top. Garnish with parsley leaf and enjoy!

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