Lemon Artichoke Summer Vegetable Skillet

  • Author: Sprinkles & Sea Salt
  • Total Time: 20 minutes


This Lemon Artichoke Summer Vegetable Skillet is bursting with summer flavors! Made with onions, yellow squash, garlic, mushrooms, cherry tomatoes, marinated artichokes, lemon slices, mozzarella cheese and topped with corn and basil. It’s best served hot out of the oven with olive oil toasted bread! 



2 tbsp olive oil

46 slices sour dough or french bread

2 tbsp unsalted butter

1 cup white onion, diced

1/2 tsp salt

1/2 tsp dried basil

1 large yellow squash, sliced

4 cloves garlic, crushed

2 tbsp lemon juice

8oz baby portobello mushrooms, halved

4oz cherry tomatoes, halved

8oz marinated artichoke hearts

8oz mozzarella cheese

1 lemon, sliced

2 ears of corn, boiled or grilled and cut off the cob

handful of fresh basil


Add the olive oil to a 12-inch cast iron skillet and heat over medium heat

Add the slices of bread and swirl them around in the olive oil to coat, toast on both sides for 3-5 minutes until golden brown, set aside

Melt the butter in the skillet

Add the onion, sauté

Add the salt and dried basil, continue to sauté 2-3 more minutes until the onions start to cook down

Add the squash slices, spread them evenly around the skillet, sauté for a few minutes on each side

Add the garlic and lemon juice, sauté 1-2 minutes

Add the mushrooms, toss to evenly distribute, sauté about 2 minutes

Add the cherry tomatoes and distribute evenly around the skillet

Pour in the jar of marinated artichokes, including the marinade, stir to incorporate

Turn your oven on broil

Top with the mozzarella cheese and lemon slices

Carefully transfer the skillet to the oven

Broil for about 5 minutes, checking every 2-3 minutes until the cheese is melted and starting to brown*

Remove skillet from the oven

Top with the corn and basil

Serve immediately with the toasted bread


*Be careful not to let the cheese or any of the vegetables burn

  • Category: dinner
  • Method: cast iron skillet
  • Cuisine: vegetarian

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