Easy to make roasted artichokes with lemon and garlic are guaranteed to please especially when paired with my zesty aioli!
By the way, this aioli is pretty easy and totally addictive. I could add this to any number of things including toast, sandwiches, fries and pasta. What do you use aioli on?
What is the best way to cook artichokes?
Steaming artichokes seems like the most common way to prepare this gigantic edible flower but roasting them yields more flavor and allows to you season them so you could even enjoy without a dipping sauce.
How do you eat roasted artichokes?
Use the petals of the artichoke as scoops for whatever dip you’re using. Place the fleshy bottom part in your mouth, bite down and pull the petal away. Your teeth will scrape off all that delicious flesh and you wont have to worry about the fibrous part. The Delicious heart can be eaten with a fork and knife, just make sure you have removed all the fur.
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Side note: My mom would always serve our artichokes with that onion powder you mix with sour cream. That stuff was what little kid dreams are made of! So If you don’t have time to blend up an aioli just serve with whatever dipping sauce your family loves!
How long do you roast artichokes?
Bake at 400F cut side down for about 15 minutes. Remove from oven, cover in foil, and bake an additional 25-30 minutes or until tender.
Hope you enjoy! Comment below with any questions or give me your favorite way to eat artichokes!
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- 4 artichokes
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice 15mL, per artichoke
- ½ cup olive oil 118mL, per artichoke
- Sprinkle salt per artichoke
- 1-2 garlic cloves per artichoke
For the Aioli:
- 3 egg yolks
- 3 garlic cloves Taken from roasted artichokes
- 1/2 teaspoon salt 3g
- 1 cup olive oil 236mL
- pepper Freshly ground
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice 30mL
- Trim the pointy ends of the artichoke. Halve and scoop out the insides.
- Sprinkle with lemon juice.
- Place 1-2 cloves of smashed garlic in each.
- Drizzle olive oil liberally on the inside.
- Sprinkle with salt and top with lemon slice.
- Turn artichoke halves cut side down using the lemon wedge to hold the garlic in. Bake at 400F cut side down for about 15 minutes.
- Remove from oven, cover in foil, and bake an additional 25-30 minutes or until tender.
For the Aioli:
- Blend egg yolks, garlic, lemon juice, salt and pepper until smooth. Add oil gradually. Drizzle over artichokes or pour into a serving dish for dipping.
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