Steamed Artichokes with Lemon-Garlic Aioli


Steamed Artichokes with Lemon-Garlic Aioli

Serves 8 to 10


Andrew Purcell



Pack artichokes upright in a large pot. Add garlic. Pour in water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 35 minutes. Transfer to a plate; let cool.


Peel and mash steamed garlic cloves. Stir in mayonnaise, zest, lemon juice, pepper, sugar, and salt. Remove artichoke leaves. Refrigerate leaves and aioli separately until ready to serve.


8 trimmed and stemmed large globe artichokes

4 whole garlic cloves, unpeeled

1 cup water

1 cup mayonnaise

1 tablespoon finely grated lemon zest

2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

1/4 teaspoon white pepper

A pinch of sugar

A pinch of salt