How to Cook an Artichoke
Follow this tutorial on how to cook artichokes with step-by-step pictures for cutting the artichoke, and then either steaming or boiling it.
Servings 3 servings
- 3 Artichokes
- Juice of 1 lemon
- 3 tablespoons flour
- 1 Bulb garlic cut in half
Remove about an inch of the top of the artichoke, remove any small dark leaves from the bottom
Bring a large pot of salted water to boil.
Place the artichokes in the steamer basket and carefully place into the boiling water.
Reduce to a simmer, and cook for 40-60 minutes or until an outer leaf can easily be removed.
Combine flour and lemon juice, mix to a thin paste, add water if necessary.
Once boiling, add lemon and flour mixture and garlic bulb to the boiling water.
Carefully place the artichokes into the boiling water.
Reduce to a simmer, and cook for about 35 minutes or until an outer leaf can easily be removed
Storage: It's best to enjoy artichokes immediately after cooking. However you can store any leftovers in an airtight container for up to 5 days.
Nutritional Data:Please note that the nutrition label provided is an estimate based on an online nutrition calculator. It will vary based on the specific ingredients you use.
Photo Credit: Erin Jensen
Calories: 87kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 120mg | Potassium: 482mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 17IU | Vitamin C: 15mg | Calcium: 57mg | Iron: 2mg