Grilled Artichokes with Garlic Lemon Aioli

By Courtney Elizabeth
June 13, 2014
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Author Notes: Finishing off artichokes on the grill, is the BEST. It lends a nice crispy texture to the edges and a smoky flavor that a pot of boiling water just wont give ya. This recipe is great for the Summer. Courtney Elizabeth

Serves: 2-4

Grilled Artichokes

  • 2 Globe Artichokes, cleaned and trimmed
  • 1 Lemon, juiced
  • 1/2 cup Chicken or Vegetable Broth
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • Olive Oil, for brushing
  • Salt and Pepper
  1. Prepare a large pot with water and broth. (inch or two) Add the juice of one lemon. Bring to a light boil and drop in cleaned/trimmed artichokes. Cover. Gently simmer for 15 minutes. Remove artichokes. Cool. Slice in halves.
  2. Heat the grill to medium-high. Brush artichokes on both sides with olive oil. Sprinkle generously with salt and pepper. Grill cut side down, first. About 10 minutes, then 5 on the other side..
  3. Carefully scoop the chokes (the hairy part near the heart) out of the artichokes using a teaspoon.

Garlic Lemon Aioli

  • 1/3 cup Mayonnaise
  • 1/3 cup Plain or Greek Yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic, finely minced or grated
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon Lemon Zest
  1. In a small bowl whisk all ingredients, except black pepper. Store in the fridge, covered. Grind black pepper on top right before serving.

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