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Fool-Proof Artichoke with Three Dipping Sauces

3 from 1 vote
Course Appetizer



  • 3 Globe artichokes
  • Salt and pepper
  • Olive oil

Lemon Garlic Sauce

  • 1 lemon
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup mayo
  • Salt and pepper

Yogurt Herb Sauce

  • 1 cup plain Greek Yogurt
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp fresh thyme leaves, minced
  • 1 tsp fresh parsley, minced
  • 1 tsp fresh basil, minced
  • Salt to taste

Butter Chive Sauce

  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • Fresh chives, rough chopped


  • Cut tops off of artichokes and trim the stem.
  • Add to a pot of hot water and bring to a boil. Cover and boil for 30 minutes. While the artichokes are cooking, make your sauces
  • Add all the ingredients of each sauce in a small bowl and stir well to combine. Refrigerate until ready to use, except for the butter sauce.  
  • Once the artichokes are cooked, drain and cool cut-side down on a cutting board. Cut in half and remove the fuzzy choke portion of the stem and discard. Crush with a bit of olive oil and dust with salt and pepper.
  • Serve immediately!
Keyword artichoke, basil, garlic, herbs, lemon, olive oil, parsley, thyme, yogurt
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