Grilled Baby Artichokes W/ Pepper Dip

Total Time
45mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 15 mins

I don't buy artichokes often but when we do we enjoy these. I like the roasted red pepper dip with the grilled chokes. The presentation is very nice too, these would be great for a dinner party for just grilling outdoors, your choice.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (7 ounce) jar roasted red peppers, drained
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 14 cup caesar ranch mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons honey dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons hot sauce
  • 14 teaspoon salt
  • 18 baby artichokes (about 1 1/2 pounds)
  • 12 teaspoon salt
  • 14 cup hot sauce
  • 14 cup butter, melted

Directions

  1. Prepare dip first by placing the peppers and garlic in food processor and process until very smooth.
  2. Add mayonnaise, mustard, 2 Tbl. hot sauce, and 1/2 teaspoons salt.
  3. Process until well blended.
  4. Cover and refrigerate at least 30 minutes.
  5. Then wash and trim outer leaves of artichokes.
  6. Cut 1/2 inch off top of artichokes, then cut in half lengthwise.
  7. Place chokes and 1 cup water and 1/4 teaspoons salt in microwave safe bowl.
  8. Cover and microwave on HIGH for 8 minutes until tender.
  9. Thread artichoke halves onto metal skewers.
  10. Prepare grill.
  11. Combine 1/4 cup hot sauce and butter in small bowl.
  12. Brush mixture over artichokes.
  13. Place artichokes on grill for 5 minutes, turning and basting often with sauce mixture.
  14. Serve artichokes with Roasted Red pepper dip.

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