Artichoke with Garlic and Lemon Dip

Delicious artichokes with garlic and lemon dip, the perfect starter and a great way to wow your guests at your dinner party. Artichokes are typically a vegetable that most avoid to make, at first glance it looks quite intimidating to make, but his recipe is a simple step-by-step of how easy it actually is to make.


Artichoke with Garlic and Lemon Dip

June 3, 2016

  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 35 mins


1 large artichoke

1 clove of garlic

1 bay leaf

1 slice of lemon


1 tsp. olive oil

1 tsp. garlic, finely chopped

2 tbsp. lemon juice


1Thoroughly rinse the artichoke in cold water, open the petals a little to that the water gets inside. Cut the tips of each petal, then slice about an inch off the top of the artichoke, and cut the stem of the artichoke. Rub the bottom and top with lemon juice to prevent it from browning.

2Fill a medium size pot with water, enough to cover the artichoke and bring to a boil. Add artichokes, lemon slices, garlic clove and bay leaf into the pot and leave to simmer on medium heat. Cook for about 30 to 35 minutes until the outer leaves can easily be pulled off.

3To make the dip, mix olive oil, garlic and lemon juice in a small bowl.

4Serve the artichoke with the lemon dip on the side. Peel each petal off and dip the white fleshy end into the dressing.