Steamed Artichokes With Mint Pesto

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 307 calories
    • Fat 24 g
    • Sat Fat 4 g
    • Cholesterol 0 mg
    • Sodium 397 mg
    • Protein 7 g
    • Carbohydrate 22 g
    • Sugar 4 g
    • Fiber 10 g
    • Iron 3 mg
    • Calcium 95 mg

Trim the artichokes.

Grate 1 teaspoon lemon zest into a food processor. Halve the lemon.

Steam the lemon halves and artichokes in a large saucepan until a paring knife inserted into an artichoke stem meets little resistance, 25 to 35 minutes (adding more water to the pot if necessary).

Ingredients

  1. Check 4 large artichokes
  2. Check 1 lemon
  3. Check 1 cup fresh mint leaves
  4. Check 1/3 cup roasted cashews
  5. Check 1 small clove garlic
  6. Check kosher salt and black pepper
  7. Check 1/3 cup olive oil

Directions

  1. Trim the artichokes.
  2. Grate 1 teaspoon lemon zest into a food processor. Halve the lemon.
  3. Steam the lemon halves and artichokes in a large saucepan until a paring knife inserted into an artichoke stem meets little resistance, 25 to 35 minutes (adding more water to the pot if necessary).
  4. Add the mint, cashews, garlic, ½ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper to the food processor; pulse until finely chopped. Add the oil and process until almost smooth. Serve with the artichokes for dipping.