ARTICHOKES WITH CHIPOTLE AIOLI
- Serves : 4
- 4 artichokes carefully washed thorny tips and stems trimmed
- 2 lemons halved
- 5 garlic cloves quartered
- 1/2 cup Best Foods Just 2 Good mayonnaise
- 1 Embasa chipotle chili pepper in adobo sauce
Bring about 1 inch of water to a boil in an extra large pot with a lid and a steamer basket inside. When water is boiling, carefully arrange artichokes, stem end up, in the steamer. Squeeze the juice of one lemon over the artichokes. Quarter the juiced lemon rind and place the sections in any spaces between the artichokes. Cover and cook for 30 minutes for medium artichokes, and 45 minutes for large artichokes. They should test tender when pierced in the stem end with a fork. Remove artichokes to large plates and spread open the leaves. Serve hot or cold.
In the work bowl of a food processor, combine the garlic cloves, 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice remove any seeds, mayonnaise, and 1 chili pepper with whatever sauce is on it when you remove it from the can. Process until smooth. Serve immediately or chilled.