Grilled Artichoke with Aioli Dip

Artichoke is a unique vegetable that is very versatile. It can be grilled, boiled, or stuffed and served in many ways. Aioli is a classic pairing with artichokes and a real culinary staple.

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Ingredients:

– 4 artichokes

– 2 large lemons

– 3 tablespoons of olive oil

– salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

1.  Rinse the artichoke and cut into halves.

2.  With a large spoon remove the choke and discard.

3.  Trim the stem or remove (optional).

4.  In a large pot add artichokes, two lemon halves, and water and bring to boil for 20 minutes until artichokes are tender.

5.  Preheat the grill on medium – high.

6.  Remove the artichokes from the boiling water.

7.  Brush them with olive oil.

8.  Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste.

9.  Place artichokes on grill and cook for 5-6 minutes on each side.

10. Remove and place on serving platter.

11. Sprinkle parsley and serve with aioli and lemon slices.

Aioli  Dip

Ingredients:

– 1 cup of mayonnaise

– 4 clove minced garlic

– 2 table lemon juice

– 1 Teaspoon chopped parsley

– Salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

1.  In a mixing bowl, add all the ingredients and mix well.

2.  Place in a small ramequin and serve with artichokes.

 

photoHappy Cooking!

 

 

The Petite Gourmande

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