Artichokes Made Easy
With a few simple snips and a spin in the oven, tender roasted artichokes become an addicting family favorite.
HERE’S WHAT YOU’LL NEED
4 medium artichokes
1/2 medium lemon 1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. pepper 2 Tbsp. olive oil
1/4 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt
1/2 tsp. minced fresh garlic
1/4 tsp. grated lemon zest Dash pepper
1. TRIM. Preheat oven to 400°. Cut 1 in. from the top of each artichoke. Using scissors, cut off tips of outer leaves.
2. PREP. Cut each artichoke lengthwise in half. Carefully scrape and remove fuzzy center of artichokes. Rub lemon over cut sides of the artichokes; sprinkle with salt and pepper. 3. BAKE. Drizzle oil in a 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Place artichokes in pan, heart side down; sprinkle with lemon juice. Cover pan with foil; bake on a lower rack until a center leaf pulls out easily, 50-55 minutes.
4. SERVE. Mix the aioli ingredients; refrigerate until serving. Serve with artichokes.