Artichokes and Aioli Sauce

Recipe by TishT
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READY IN: 1hr 25mins
SERVES: 4

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large kettle, combine 3 cups water with olive oil, lemon slices, bay leaves, garlic, salt and pepper and bring to a boil Meanwhile, trim stalks from bases of artichokes, cut a 1" slice from tops.
  • Remove descolored leaves, snip off the spiky ends.
  • Wash the artichokes in cold water and drain.
  • Place artichokes in bottom of kettle, standing on base.
  • Bring back to boiling, reduce heat and simmer, covered 40-50 minutes, or until artichoke bases feel soft.
  • While the artichokes are cooking, Soak bread in milk for 10 minutes; squeeze hard to remove all milk.
  • Place bread and garlic in food processor; blend 10 seconds or until mixture forms a paste Add egg yolks, blend until egg mixture is thick, about 10 seconds.
  • Add olive oil, 1` Tbs at a time, blending constantly after each addition until thick.
  • Continue until all oil has been used.
  • Mixture should be thick.
  • Add lemon juice, salt and pepper; blend a few seconds more to mix well.
  • Refrigerate, tightly covered.
  • Drain artichokes well.
  • Let cool slightly.
  • Using finger, pull out leaves at center.
  • With teaspoon, remove hair choke from cavity.
  • Serve artichokes, warm or cold with Aioli Sauce in cavity in center.
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