Sautéed Baby Artichokes with Lemon

Roasted Baby Artichokes with Lemon makes a splendid side dish that is both healthy and versatile.

  • DISH TYPE
    SideSide Dish
  • SERVINGS
    4
  • OCCASIONS
    Entertaining

Ingredients

  • 1 lb baby artichokes
  • 2 lemons
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 clove garlic (thinly sliced)
  • extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Fleur de sel & freshley ground pepper

Cooking Directions

  • 1
    Squeeze one lemon into a bowl of water
  • 2
    Trim tough outer leaves and tops of artichokes, and quarter lengthwise. As they are quartered, add them to the lemon water to preserve color.
  • 3
    Blanch artichokes for 3 minutes in boiling water.
  • 4
    While the artichokes are blanching, melt the butter in a nonstick skillet and sauté the garlic until it just starts to color.
  • 5
    Drain the artichokes from the boiling water and add to the butter and garlic. Toss until golden brown and crispy, about 4 – 5 minutes over medium high heat.
  • 6
    Season with salt, pepper, and lemon juice and finish with a drizzle of olive oil.

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