Life Juice’s Steamed Artichoke

Check out our steamed artichokes with herbed dipping sauce recipe!

Ingredients
4 artichokes
several lemons, squeezed
dried thyme
fresh parsley
sea salt
cracked black pepper
1c plain greek yogurt

Steaming Artichokes
Remove tip of the artichoke, approximately 1 inch
Cut the top of the artichoke leaves and any thorns
Rub with lemon to keep from browning
Fill large pot with water (about 3 inches or just enough to hit the bottom of the steam basket)
Place artichokes upside down in steam basket
Over high heat, cover and bring water to boil
Reduce to simmer and cook for 30-40 minutes, or until the outer leaves can be easily pulled off

Herbed dipping sauce
1 cup of plain greek yogurt
1/2 fresh lemon, squeezed
1/2 tsp lemon zest
1 1/2 tsp olive oil
1 garlic clove, minced
1 tsp dried thyme
Pink Himalayan sea salt, to taste
Cracked black pepper, to taste
Fresh parsley, pinch, chopped
Mix all ingredients

Eat and Enjoy!
Pluck artichoke leaves and dip them into herbed sauce.
Be sure to scrape your teeth across the artichoke leaf to ensure you enjoy all the tender meaty pieces combined with dip.

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