Artichokes Vinaigrette Recipe

Step 1

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.

Things You'll Need

  • 4 Extra-large artichokes
  • 2c Concentrated lemon juice
  • 1tb Salt
  • 1ds Black pepper
  • 1ds Dried oregano
  • 1ds Crushed red pepper flakes
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  • 1c Olive oil
  • 1/2c White wine vinegar
  • 3 Garlic cloves
  • - peeled and crushed
  • 1ds Dried oregano
  • 1ds Crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1tb Capers
  • 2tb Chopped pimiento
  • Salt, pepper

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