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Weightwatchers question .. are artichoke hearts the same as artichokes

(5 Posts)
Twiglett Wed 29-Jun-05 12:15:13

in terms of free food on the one where you do 3 meals a day

thank you

MandM Wed 29-Jun-05 12:24:00

They're just the middles of a full artichoke aren't they? So yes, I think so. I think Artichoke Hearts are what you can buy in brine, without all the outer bits round them.

Warning - I could be imagining all this!

dizzydo Thu 30-Jun-05 10:36:50

No you are not imagining it MandM you can buy the hearts (which are exactly what you said) in brine in tins certainly at Sainsburys and Waitrose and Asda and probably all the others as well and yes they are free food (and yummy)

lunachic Thu 30-Jun-05 10:39:44

artichoke hearts are the miccle of jerusalem artichokes theres globe artichokes as well -never had these dont see them often

dizzydo Thu 30-Jun-05 10:49:52

Lunachic - I think Jerusalem artichokes are the little knobbly shaped ones you peel and boil. Artichoke hearts are from the middle of the globe artichokes.

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