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Grilled Artichokes with Garlic and Cilantro Cream

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Ingredients 14
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

For the cream of garlic and cilantro

1
tablespoon lemon juice
3
tablespoons mayonnaise
1
tablespoon Dijon mustard
1
teaspoon garlic paste
1/4
cup chopped cilantro
1/2
teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1
teaspoon sugar
Salt and pepper to taste

For the artichokes:

4
large artichokes
1
lemon cut into quarters
1/4
cup olive oil
6
medium garlic cloves, minced, or 1/2 teaspoon garlic cream
1
teaspoon sea salt
1/2
teaspoon black pepper

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
% Daily Value
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
Free
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
No nutrition information available for this recipe

Expert Tips

Be sure that the artichokes are fresh with green tips.

Believe it or not, I love sports. I like to watch a game of soccer, basketball or tennis because they're full of moments that get my adrenaline going. And sure, I haver to have my favourite snacks on hand to calm my anxiety! Today I offer you a delicious recipe of grilled artichokes with garlic and cilantro cream. They're really easy to make and ideal to serve during a game because you can eat them with your hands. Follow the excitement of the game with this easy-to-make treat that you can whip up in your kitchen!

If you want to save time, prepare the sauce in advance and refrigerate in a container with a lid.

You can also steam the artichokes. It will take longer, but it's just as effective. Then grill for 5 minutes on a very hot grill.

Grab the artichokes with spatulas so that they don't fall apart.

Directions

  • 1 For the cream of garlic and cilantro: Combine all the ingredients in a food processor and process until achieving a creamy consistency. Set aside.
  • 2 For the artichokes: Wash the artichokes with fresh water. Prepare water with lemon juice in a medium container. Cut the bases and tips of the artichokes and chop them lengthwise. With the help of a sharp knife, clean the furry part that is on the heart of the artichoke. Put the artichokes in the lemon water as you cut them to prevent them from turning black.
  • 3 Meanwhile, boil water in a pot. Add the artichokes and let them cook for 15 minutes.
  • 4 Turn on your oven. When the artichokes are ready, take them out and strain.
  • 5 In a small mixing bowl, mix the olive oil, garlic, sea salt and pepper. With the help of a brush (preferably silicone) spread this mix over the artichokes.
  • 6 Place them on the hot grill for about 10 minutes. Turn and brush them with the mixture occasionally.
  • 7 Sprinkle with sea salt and serve hot with the sauce on the side.

Believe it or not, I love sports. I like to watch a game of soccer, basketball or tennis because they're full of moments that get my adrenaline going. And sure, I haver to have my favourite snacks on hand to calm my anxiety! Today I offer you a delicious recipe of grilled artichokes with garlic and cilantro cream. They're really easy to make and ideal to serve during a game because you can eat them with your hands. Follow the excitement of the game with this easy-to-make treat that you can whip up in your kitchen!

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Martha Salas Martha Salas
September 23, 2015

Believe it or not, I love sports. I like to watch a game of soccer, basketball or tennis because they're full of moments that get my adrenaline going. And sure, I haver to have my favourite snacks on hand to calm my anxiety! Today I offer you a delicious recipe of grilled artichokes with garlic and cilantro cream. They're really easy to make and ideal to serve during a game because you can eat them with your hands. Follow the excitement of the game with this easy-to-make treat that you can whip up in your kitchen!