Cold Artichokes Piquant
|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.
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