Artichokes With Butter Sauce

Course : Artichokes
Serves: 4
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4 Medium artichokes
1/4 Cup water
1 Tablespoon vegetable oil
1 Teaspoon lemon juice
1 Tablespoon lemon juice
1/2 Cup butter
1/2 Teaspoon garlic powder

Preparation / Directions:

Slice 1 inch from top of artichokes. Cut stem even with base. With kitchen shears, snip off sharp tips. Wash thoroughly. Place upside down in a baking dish. Combine water, oil and lemon juice. Pour over artichokes. Cover with plastic wrap. Microwave at high (100%) until base is tender, 16 to 18 minutes. Remove plastic wrap. Turn right side up. Recover. Let stand 5 minutes. Place butter in a 1 cup measure. Microwave at high (100%) until melted, 30 to 45 seconds. Stir in lemon juice and garlic powder. Serve with artichokes.


Nutritional Information:

296 Calories (kcal); 27g Total Fat; (76% calories from fat); 4g Protein; 14g Carbohydrate; 62mg Cholesterol; 355mg Sodium

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