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Cold Artichokes Piquant

Cold Artichokes Piquant is a delicious recipe that you will simply love to serve to your loved ones. I am sure, once you try this, you will always crave for some more.
  Artichokes 6 Large
  Boiling salted water 4 Quart
  Lemon juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sesame oil 2 Tablespoon
  White wine vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Finely chopped cilantro 1 Tablespoon
  Shallots/Green onion 1 , finely chopped
  Mexican seasoning 1⁄2 Teaspoon

Using a sharp knife, cut off the stem of the artichokes to make a flat base.
Pull off the outer leaves and then, with scissors, cut off the thorns on the remaining leaves.
Cook in a large kettle in about 4 quarts of boiling salted seasoned water, allowing 40 to 50 minutes for the large artichokes.
Drain and chill.
Mix together a dressing composed of the sesame oil, vinegar, olive oil, lemon juice, cilantro, shallot, and Mexican seasoning.
Cover and chill.
Serve each person a whole artichoke on a plate with the dressing poured into a small dish alongside, or poured into the depression of artichoke plates.
Contains about 115 calories per serving.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 150 Calories from Fat 68

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g11.9%

Saturated Fat 1.1 g5.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 154.6 mg6.4%

Total Carbohydrates 19 g6.3%

Dietary Fiber 8.9 g35.5%

Sugars 1.9 g

Protein 6 g11%

Vitamin A 4.8% Vitamin C 43%

Calcium 7.6% Iron 12.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Cold Artichokes Piquant Recipe