Grilled Artichokes

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 140.4
  • Total Fat: 11.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 30.5 mg
  • Sodium: 300.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 9.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.2 g
  • Protein: 2.5 g

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Introduction

These can be eaten without the melted butter to reduce the caloric intake. These can be eaten without the melted butter to reduce the caloric intake.
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    2 artichokes, cleaned and rinsed
    1/2 lemon
    6-8 cups ice water
    1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
    2 garlic cloves, minced
    1/4 teaspoon salt
    1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Directions

Prepare grill
2. Trim 1/8 off tops and bottoms of artichokes and remove any loose or discolored leaves. Slice artichokes in half lengthwise through the heart. Rub each half with cut side of lemon.
3. Bring large saucepan of water to a boil; drop in artichokes and cook 1 minute. With slotted spoon, transfer to a large bowl of ice water to stop cooking; drain when completely cooled.
4. In medium bowl, combine cooked artichokes, lemon juice, garlic, salt and pepper; toss well.
5. Spray grill basket with nonstick cooking spray. Place as many artichokes as will fit in single layer in grill basket. Grill over medium heat, about 9 minutes per side, until crispy brown and tender. Transfer cooked artichokes to platter; cover with foil to keep warm.
Serve with melted butter.


Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MSDESERTRODENT.

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