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Artichokes Vinaigrette

Type: Vegetables
Serves: 4 people

Recipe Ingredients

4   Extra-large artichokes
2 cups 474mlConcentrated lemon juice
1 tablespoon 15mlSalt
1 pinch  Black pepper
1 pinch  Dried oregano
1 pinch  Crushed red pepper flakes
1 cup 237mlOlive oil
1/2 cup 118mlWhite wine vinegar
3   Garlic cloves - peeled and crushed
1 pinch  Dried oregano
1 pinch  Crushed red pepper flakes
1 tablespoon 15mlCapers
2 tablespoons 30mlChopped pimiento
  Salt - pepper

Recipe Instructions

Trim artichokes stems to 1/2 inch. Place upright in large kettle and add enough water to cover. Add lemon juice, 1 tablespoon salt, pepper, oregano and red pepper flakes. Bring to boil, reduce heat and simmer about 1 hour or until leaves pull easily from base of artichokes. Remove from pan and invert artichokes to drain thoroughly and cool.

Using spoon, remove chokes and discard. To make vinaigrette, combine oil, vinegar, garlic, oregano, red pepper flakes, capers and pimiento in medium bowl. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Blend well. Stand artichokes upright in serving dish.

Cooking Light, March 1995, page 156


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