Artichokes with Rosemary Sauce

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Ingredients 4
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

4
medium artichokes
1/2
cup butter or margarine
1
teaspoon chopped fresh or 1/4 teaspoon dried rosemary leaves, crushed
1
teaspoon lemon juice

Steps

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  • 1
    Remove any discolored leaves and the small leaves at base of artichokes. Trim stems even with base of artichokes. Cutting straight across, slice 1 inch off tops and discard tops. Snip off points of remaining leaves with scissors. Rinse artichokes with cold water.
  • 2
    Place steamer basket in 1/2 inch water in 4-quart Dutch oven (water should not touch bottom of basket). Place artichokes in basket. Cover tightly and heat to boiling; reduce heat. Steam 20 to 25 minutes or until bottoms are tender when pierced with knife.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, melt butter; stir in rosemary and lemon juice. Pluck out artichoke leaves one at a time. Dip base of leaf into rosemary mixture.

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Tips

Expert Tips

Artichokes can also be prepared in the microwave. Place artichokes in glass pie plate; add 1/2 cup of water. Cover with plastic wrap, turning back edge to vent steam. Microwave on High 10 to 15 minutes or until bottoms are tender when pierced with knife.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
280
Calories from Fat
210
% Daily Value
Total Fat
23g
36%
Saturated Fat
15g
73%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
Cholesterol
60mg
20%
Sodium
280mg
12%
Potassium
430mg
12%
Total Carbohydrate
14g
5%
Dietary Fiber
7g
26%
Sugars
1g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 5 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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