Monday, June 28, 2010

Grilled Artichokes

A friend of mine asked for my grilled artichoke recipe I once had on my old blog. I couldn't find it first thing this morning so I did it off the top of my head. After waking up a tad, I did find it and thought I would post again for her and you all to share.


* 2 large artichokes
* 1 lemon, quartered
* 3/4 cup olive oil
* 4 cloves garlic, chopped
* 1 teaspoon salt
* 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper


1. Fill a large bowl with cold water. Squeeze the juice from one lemon wedge into the water. Trim the tops from the artichokes, then cut in half lengthwise, and place halves into the bowl of lemon water to prevent them from turning brown.

2. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Meanwhile, preheat an outdoor grill for medium-high heat.

3. Add artichokes to boiling water, and cook for about 15 minutes. Drain. Squeeze the remaining lemon wedges into a medium bowl. Stir in the olive oil and garlic, and season with salt and pepper.

4. Brush the artichokes with a coating of the garlic mixture, and place them on the preheated grill. Grill the artichokes for 5 to 10 minutes, basting with the garlic mixture and turning frequently, until the tips are a little charred. Serve immediately with the remaining dip.

Nutritional Information

Amount Per Serving Calories: 402 | Total Fat: 40.7g | Cholesterol: 0mg

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