Leaf Artichokes with Mayonnaise

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Jan. 24, 2012


Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
Salad oil/Olive oil 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm) , split
Salt 1 Teaspoon
Ground pepper 1 Dash
Artichokes 3 Pound (4 large size)
For tarragon sauce
Mayonnaise/Cooked salad dressing 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Dried tarragon leaves 1/2 Teaspoon



1. In large kettle, combine 6 quarts water with the oil, 2 tablespoons lemon juice, garlic, salt and pepper.

2. Place the kettle over heat. Boil.

3. Trim stalk from base of artichokes to get 1 inch slices.

4. Snip off spike ends and remove discolored leaves.

5. Wash artichokes in cold water, and drain.

6. Using twine, tie each artichoke around, to hold leaves in place.

7. Add to the boiling water mixture.

8. Reduce heat and simmer for 40 minutes till the artichokes are soft. Drain water and remove excess liquid.

9. Cool artichokes. Refrigerate till serving time.

10. In small bowl, combine mayonnaise with 2 tablespoons lemon juice and tarragon. Mix well.

11. Refrigerate the tarragon sauce, covered.

12. On a large platter or individual serving dishes place these artichokes. Top each one with a mushroom cap.


13. Serve Leaf Artichokes With Mayonnaise chill with tarragon sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 50 Minutes
Ready In: 50 Minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 2728Calories from Fat 2069

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 231 g355.4%

Saturated Fat 18 g90%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 4241 mg176.71%

Total Carbohydrates 149 g49.7%

Dietary Fiber 74 g296%

Sugars 14 g

Protein 46 g92%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet