• 3 large artichokes
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1 garlic clove
  • lemon juice
  • 1 cup oil
  • 1 jar roasted red pepper, drained
  • Salt

Ready In 45 Minutes

Servings: 4

Cooking Instructions

Step 1

  • Place the egg yolks, garlic, cayenne and slat in the food processor. Puree until smooth, then add the red pepper and puree until smooth again.While the mixture is pureeing slowly pour in the oil. Puree until the mixture has emulsified to your desired consistency. Taste, then salt as needed. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.Fill a large pot with 2 inches of water and place a steaming basket over it. Cover and bring to a boil.Trim the artichoke stems off, and trim inch off the top of the artichoke flower. Pull off any damaged leaves around the base.Using kitchen shears, trim each point off the outer leaves.Squeeze lemon juice over the cut edges to reduce browning.

Step 2

  • Sprinkle with salt and place in the steam basket. Cover and steam the artichokes for 30-40 minutes, until a center leaf pulls out easily.
  • Length: 40 minutes

Step 3

  • Serve the artichokes with the aioli on the side for dipping! Or try it with fingerling potatoes.