Steamed Artichokes with Garlic Lemon Butter

“This is a lovely special occasion appetizer or dinner. The lemon garlic butter is just wonderful.”
READY IN:
35mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cut stems and top 1 1/2 inches from artichokes.
  2. Cut away first outside row of artichoke leaves.
  3. Using scissors, cut off pointed tips of leaves.
  4. Place Artichokes in steamer.
  5. Steam artichokes until knife pierces base easily, adding more water if necessary, about 25 minutes.
  6. Heat oil in heavy medium saucepan over medium heat.
  7. Add garlic and thyme; cook 1 minute.
  8. Add lemon juice and butter.
  9. whisk until butter melts.
  10. Season with salt and pepper.
  11. Serve artichokes warm with seasoned butter.
  12. Dip leaves and pull off flesh with teeth and dunk heart when you reach it.

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