Globe Artichokes with Butter
|Lemon||1 , sliced|
|Water||1 Cup (16 tbs) (adjust quantity as needed)|
|Butter||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Lemon||1 , juiced|
1 Cut the top and side points of the artichokes.
2 Trim the stems.
3 Rub lemon on the cut surfaces.
4 In a large pot, add water and bring it to a boil along with lemon.
5 Put in the artichokes.
6 Cover the artichokes with a tea towel.
7 Place a wire rack or heat proof plate over the towel, to weigh down the artichoke.
8 Boil for about 30 minutes, or until the outside leaves pull off easily.
9 Using a slotted spoon, remove from the water.
10 Refresh with cold water and allow to cool.
11 Carefully open up the center.
12 Using a spoon, scoop out the choke.
13 Discard the choke and the stem.
14 Excellent served with butter seasoned with lemon juice and hot sauce.
Calories 477 Calories from Fat 404
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 46 g70.7%
Saturated Fat 29 g144.8%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 121 mg40.3%
Sodium 240.2 mg10%
Total Carbohydrates 18 g6.1%
Dietary Fiber 9.2 g36.8%
Sugars 1.5 g
Protein 6 g11.1%
Vitamin A 28.7% Vitamin C 65.5%
Calcium 9.5% Iron 11.5%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet