Grilled Artichoke With Smoked Tomato Vinaigrette
- In a large pot,place artichokes, lemon juice, 2 tablespoons olive oil and salt. Fill pot with enough cold water to cover. Boil for 30-35 minutes or until tender. Remove artichokes from pot and let cool.
- Preheat the grill. Once artichokes have cooled, slice in half lengthwise and remove the choke. Brush each half with the remaining oil, season with salt and pepper and grill cut-side down for 1-2 minutes. Turn over and grill one more minute.
- Place tomatoes, salt, pepper, vinegar, garlic, basil and olive oil in a blender and pulse until smooth.