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Braised Artichokes

in Basil Citrus Sauce

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Braised Artichokes
72
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Braised Artichokes - Appetizers as beautiful as they are aromatic

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1 hr
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Nutritions
Fat2 g
Saturated Fat Acids0.4 g
Protein4 g
Roughage17 g
Sugar added0 g
Calorie72
1 serving contains
Calories72
Protein/g4
Fat/g2
Saturated fatty acids/g0.4
Carbohydrates/g6
Added sugar/g0
Roughage/g17
Bread exchange unit0
Cholesterol/mg0
Uric acid/mg92
Vitamin A/mg0
Vitamin D/μg0
Vitamin E/mg0.7
Vitamin B₁/mg0.1
Vitamin B₂/mg0
Niacin/mg1.7
Vitamin B₆/mg0.1
Folate/μg61
Pantothenic acid/mg0.4
Biotin/μg5.4
Vitamin B₁₂/μg0
Vitamin C/mg13
Potassium/mg338
Calcium/mg98
Magnesium/mg33
Iron/mg2.1
Iodine/μg8
Zinc/mg0.1

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Ingredients
Preparation

Kitchen utensils

1 Pot, 1 large 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

Ingredients

for 4 servings
2
2
2
8
small Artichokes (for braising)
2 tablespoons
2 sprigs
1 cup
6
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Preparation steps

Step 1/8
Braised Artichokes preparation step 1

Rinse 1 orange in hot water, wipe dry and remove zest in wide strips with a peeler. Squeeze juice from both oranges.

Step 2/8
Braised Artichokes preparation step 2

Squeeze juice from lemon into a large bowl and add 2 liters (about 1 quart) water. Peel onions and cut into thin strips.

Step 3/8
Braised Artichokes preparation step 3

Remove tough outer leaves and stems of artichokes and peel thoroughly with a vegetable peeler.

Step 4/8
Braised Artichokes preparation step 4

Cut artichokes into quarters, remove fuzzy portions and place artichokes immediately into lemon water to prevent discoloration. 

Step 5/8
Braised Artichokes preparation step 5

Heat the oil a pot and sauté onions until translucent. Rinse basil and shake dry and add to pot.

Step 6/8
Braised Artichokes preparation step 6

Add orange zest and juice and vegetable broth to pot and seson with salt and the peppercorns.

Step 7/8
Braised Artichokes preparation step 7

Drain artichokes and add to pot. Bring to a boil, then cover and cook over low heat until tender, about 15 minutes.

Step 8/8
Braised Artichokes preparation step 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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