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Chilled Artichoke With Garlic Mayonnaise

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1hr 15mins
6 artichokes

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  1. To steam the artichoke: wash the artichoke under cold, running water.
  2. Trim the end of the stem to 1 inch. ( the stem is an extension of the artichoke heart and is edible!).
  3. Trim the top of the artichoke by cutting off 1/4 of the top (about an inch) and discard, Rub cut edges of leaves with lemon juice
  4. Then, arrange artichokes in a steamer insert or basket in a pot deep enough to keep artichokes above water.
  5. Cover and steam over rapid-boiling water (making sure to maintain the water level), until artichokes are tender.
  6. Depending on size and quantity of artichokes, steaming time can range from 30 to 50 minutes; lift out carefully and drain.
  7. Chill until ready to eat or serve warm.
  8. While artichokes are steaming:
  9. Blend mayonnaise and garlic until smooth.
  10. Cover and refrigerate 2 hours.
  11. Remove leaved from artichokes and arrange them on serving platter.
  12. Place 1 teaspoons of mayonnaise into articholes, sprinkle with paprika.
  13. Serve.

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