Artichokes With Lemon Sauce
|Globe artichokes||4 (Young Ones)|
|Butter||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Fresh lemon juice||4 Tablespoon|
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.
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.
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.
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