Marge's Artichoke Pasta


  • 110g/4oz artichokes, marinated in oil
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and crushed
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped parsley
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped thyme, leaves only
  • 450g/1lb linguine pasta, cooked
  • half a lemon, juice only
  • parmesan shavings, to serve (or similar vegetarian hard cheese... vegans, omit this)


  1. Pour the artichokes with their oil into a pan. Mash them down with a fork.
  2. Add the garlic, parsley and thyme and heat through for a couple of minutes and then pour over the warm pasta.
  3. Add the lemon juice and toss thoroughly.
  4. Serve in bowls topped with shavings of parmesan cheese.