Artichoke Simplicity

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Carolyn Haas

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@Linky1

Growing up, this is how my mom made artichokes. Everyone had their own artichoke to enjoy. It wasn't until I was an adult that I realized that most people weren't familiar with eating artichokes. (At least that was the case in the midwest where I've always lived.) I usually use lite mayo, and endless varieties of mustard. I like aioli mustard and grainy brown mustard the best, but it's up to you!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

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Serves:
1-2
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

How to Make Artichoke Simplicity

Step-by-Step

  1. Cut off excess stem and remove smaller outer leaves.
    Place in salted boiling water, cover pot.
    Lower heat and maintain gently bubbling simmer for about 40 minutes. If outer most leaves easily come off, it's done.
  2. Meanwhile, mix together equal amounts of mayonnaise and mustard in a small bowl.
  3. When artichoke is done, remove from water, drain upside down and place on serving plate.
  4. To eat - pull off a leaf, dip into mayo mix and scrape off the flesh with your teeth. When you get to the center where the leaves get too small to eat, grasp them off and discard. Use a spoon to scrape off the hairy interior (called the choke). Enjoy the meaty core - called the heart.

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About Artichoke Simplicity

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Low Carb



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