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Braised Artichokesin Basil Citrus Sauce

Braised Artichokes - Braised Artichokes - Appetizers as beautiful as they are aromatic
Braised Artichokes - Appetizers as beautiful as they are aromatic


Calories:72 kcal
Preparation:60 min
Ready in:60 min
1 serving contains (Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calories72 kcal(4%)
Protein4 g(8%)
Fat2 g(3%)
Carbohydrates6 g(2%)
Added Sugar0 g(0%)
Roughage17 g(57%)

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For servings

2Organic orange
2Red onion
8small Artichokes (for braising)
2 tablespoonsOlive oil
2 sprigsBasil
1 cupVegetable stock
6black Peppercorns

Kitchen Utensils

1 Pot, 1 Bowl, 1 Measuring cups, 1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 1 Small knife, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Peeler, 1 Sieve, 1 Slotted spoon, 1 Citrus juicer


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1 Rinse 1 orange in hot water, wipe dry and remove zest in wide strips with a peeler. Squeeze juice from both oranges.
2 Squeeze juice from lemon into a large bowl and add 2 liters (about 1 quart) water. Peel onions and cut into thin strips.
3 Remove tough outer leaves and stems of artichokes and peel thoroughly with a vegetable peeler.
4 Cut artichokes into quarters, remove fuzzy portions and place artichokes immediately into lemon water to prevent discoloration. 
5 Heat the oil a pot and sauté onions until translucent. Rinse basil and shake dry and add to pot.
6 Add orange zest and juice and vegetable broth to pot and seson with salt and the peppercorns.
7 Drain artichokes and add to pot. Bring to a boil, then cover and cook over low heat until tender, about 15 minutes.
8 Lift artichokes from pot with a skimmer and serve hot or at room temperature, with baguette and garlic aioli as desired. 


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