|Lemon juice||1⁄2 Tablespoon|
|Boiling water||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Melted butter||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
Wash each artichoke; trim off the base.
Cut about a 1 inch slice off the top.
Using scissors, cut about 1/4 inch from the tip of each leaf.
Separate leaves and scoop out the hairy white choke with a spoon.
Finally, rub the artichokes with lemon juice and place in slow cooker.
Add water and salt, cover, and cook on low about 5 hours.Serve with small bowls of melted butter.
Only the lower thick parts of the leaves and the artichoke hearts are edible.
Calories 448 Calories from Fat 387
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 44 g67.7%
Saturated Fat 27.8 g138.9%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 116.1 mg38.7%
Sodium 616.8 mg25.7%
Total Carbohydrates 14 g4.5%
Dietary Fiber 6.9 g27.7%
Sugars 1.3 g
Protein 5 g9.3%
Vitamin A 27.3% Vitamin C 26.4%
Calcium 7.3% Iron 9.2%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet