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Artichokes Taramosalata

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Ingredients
  Artichokes 4
  Salt To Taste
  Golden caviar 4 Ounce (1 Jar)
  Corn oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Plain yogurt 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Freshly ground white pepper To Taste
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
Directions

MAKING
1. Prepare the artichokes by washing, cutting off their stalks cutting across tops and pulling off any outer leaves that are dried or discolored.
2. Using kitchen scissors, cut tips from leaves.
3. In a large pan of boiling salted water cook artichokes uncovered for 30 to 40 minutes such that done.
4. on a plate drain artichokes upside down.
5. For making Taramasalata, in a medium bowl gradually beat oil, yogurt, lemon juice and white pepper into caviar until smooth.
6. Stir in garlic, if desired or in a blender or food processor fitted with a steel blade and process until smooth place all ingredients.

SERVING
7. Refrigerate till serving and mixture will thicken while chilling.
8. When artichokes are cool, remove them by spreading the top leaves apart pull out each central cone of small soft leaves and scoop out and discard chokes, leaving hearts exposed.
9. Into the center of artichokes spoon Taramasalata and to eat, pull off an outside leaf and dip fleshy base into Taramasalata.

NOTE : Artichokes are done when a leaf will pull off easily. Cooking time will depend on size and age of artichokes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Mediterranean
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Salad
Ingredient: 
Artichoke
Interest: 
Gourmet, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
40 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
85 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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