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Grilled Artichokes with Herb Aioli

Grilled Artichokes with Herb Aioli
Recipe Date:
May 18, 2015
Serving Size:
Cook Time:
Imperial (US)
  • 2 tbsps chopped garlic
  • 1 tbsp chopped shallot
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tbsps balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp chopped basil or cilantro
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 Large artichokes, steamed and cut in half with the choke removed
  • 1/3 cup stale bread crumbs
  • 1/2 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 7 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 6 egg yolks
  • 1 1/2 cups olive oil
  • White pepper
  • Hot pepper sauce
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil or cilantro
Prep the Artichokes for Grilling:
1. Combine garlic, shallot, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, basil or cilantro, salt, and pepper together in a large mixing bowl and set aside
2. Trim and steam artichoke hearts, stem-side up, for about 25-35 minutes or until the heart is tender
3. Cut the artichokes in half and place in the mixture to marinate for 15 to 20 minutes
Make the Herb Aioli:
1. While the artichokes marinate, mix the bread crumbs, white wine vinegar, garlic, salt and egg yolks in a food processor. While blending, slowly pour in the olive oil, white pepper and hot sauce to taste. Add fresh basil or cilantro and pulse to combine.
Grill the Artichokes:
1. Preheat the grill
2. Place artichokes on the grill, cut side down
3. Cook for 4 to 6 minutes or until the tips are a little charred
4. Serve immediately with herb aioli and enjoy!
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