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Artichokes With Lemon Sauce

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Ingredients
  Globe artichokes 4 (Young Ones)
  Salt To Taste
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Fresh lemon juice 4 Tablespoon
  Egg yolks 3
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

Remove the stalks of the artichokes and take off the outer leaves.
Rinse the artichokes in cold water.
Stand side by side in a large casserole with 1/4 cup (4 tablespoons) of water.
Add salt.
Cover and microwave on HIGH for 16-18 minutes, depending on the size of the vegetables.
A leaf will pull out easily when cooked.
Leave the artichokes to stand for 5 minutes then turn upside-down in a strainer (sieve) to drain.
To prepare the sauce, cut the butter into tiny pieces and put into a bowl.
Melt in the microwave oven on mediub for 2 minutes.
Add the lemon juice and egg yolks and beat with a hand whisk.
Microwave on mediub for 1 minute.
Whisk again.
Add salt and pepper to taste.
Pour the sauce into a sauceboat.
Put the artichokes on to a serving dish covered with a folded white table napkin.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Mediterranean
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Microwaving
Interest: 
Healthy

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1238 Calories from Fat 917

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 104 g160.1%

Saturated Fat 62.3 g311.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 797.2 mg265.7%

Sodium 976.1 mg40.7%

Total Carbohydrates 68 g22.6%

Dietary Fiber 31.6 g126.4%

Sugars 7.5 g

Protein 27 g54.6%

Vitamin A 71% Vitamin C 159.1%

Calcium 34.5% Iron 48.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Artichokes With Lemon Sauce Recipe