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Artichokes with Lemon-Butter

  • Course:                Dinner
  • Preparation time:  10 Minutes
  • Cooking time:       15 Minutes
  • Quantity:               4 Persons
Preparation instructions
Trim the stems of the artichokes to about 2 inches. Bring 4 quarts of water to a boil in a large pot . Halve 3 lemons and squeeze juice into water. Add lemon halves, coriander seeds and salt. Place artichokes in the cooking liquid, and cover with a heavy plate to keep them from floating. Boil 15 minutes, until a paring knife, inserted where the stem meets the bottom, comes out easily. In a small bowl, melt butter in a microwave or saucepan. Mix in juice of remaining lemon, salt and pepperServe each person one whole artichoke, accompanied by a ramekin of butter sauce and a large bowl for discarded leaves. Salt and pepper to taste.


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