2 large artichokes (about 1 pound each)
1 tablespoon lemon juice
3 cloves garlic (1 tablespoon), chopped
2 tablespoons reduced-fat butter
Fresh ground pepper
But we don’t usually eat this fiber rich vegetable. This amazing artichokes sauteed in garlic and butter is just amazing. It’s very easy to make, and it tastes so good you won’t cook your artichokes any other way ever again. Check how it’s made and give it a try!
Before you use artichokes, wash them well to flush out any dirt found between the leaves then slice off the stem to form a flat base.
Pour 3 inches of water in a pot, add in lemon juice and place the artichokes in the bottom of the pot. Once the pot starts boiling, cover and cook over moderate heat for 40 to 50 minutes. Drain and cool before preceding.
Cut each artichoke in half with a sharp knife and remove and discard the fuzzy choke with a spoon.
In a large nonstick pan, melt 1 tablespoon of butter over medium heat. Add in garlic and saute for 30 seconds.
Place the artichoke halves cut-side down in the pan and let it cook for about 5 to 6 minutes over medium heat.
While cooking, move the artichokes around a few times then turn them over, add 1 tablespoon of butter and let it melt. Cook for an additional 5 to 6 minutes and turn the artichokes over again before you turn off the heat.
Place the artichokes in a serving plate and add on some pepper and garlic powder.
Simple, easy and delicious! This artichokes recipe is a must-try! The garlic and butter add an amazing flavor to the artichokes, and the best part is that it’s low fat! it’s perfect as a side dish. Give it a try, I’m sure you will love it.