Steamed Artichokes with Red Wine Aioli

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KEY: Spring, Winter, Well-Being, Dinner Party, French, Side Dishes, Healthy, Make Ahead, Vegetarian

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  • 1 1/2 cups dry red wine
  • 4 garlic cloves, 3 halved, 1 minced
  • 1/2 cup low-fat mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup low-fat yogurt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 4 large artichokes, stems trimmed

How to make this recipe

  1. In a medium saucepan, boil the wine and halved garlic cloves until reduced to 1/4 cup, about 8 minutes. Transfer to a medium bowl and mash the garlic with a fork. Let cool to room temperature. Stir in the mayonnaise, yogurt, minced garlic, cumin and cayenne and season with salt and pepper. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  2. Meanwhile, put the artichokes in a steamer basket, cover and steam over moderate heat until the bottoms are tender, about 40 minutes. Let cool. Transfer the artichokes to a platter and serve with the red wine aioli.


One Serving 164 calories, 2.5 gm total fat, 0.2 gm saturated fat, 29 gm carb.

Contributed By Published October 2003

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