Sautèed Jerusalem Artichokes with Chinese Leaf

Preparation info
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    • Difficulty


Appears in
Almost Vegetarian Cookbook

By Josceline Dimbleby

Published 1999

  • About

The subtle flavour of jerusalem artichokes is brought out in this dish.


  • 500g (1lb) jerusalem artichokes
  • ½ Chinese leaf (root end)


If you are unable to get jerusalem artichokes, small turnips can be used very successfully, and if you cannot get Chinese leaf, savoy cabbage makes an excellent substitute.

Wash and scrub the artichokes very thoroughly but don’t peel them. Then slice the artichokes across in thin slices. Cut just the base off the Chinese leaf, then slice it across very thinly. Cut the chilli open length