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Steamed Artichokes with Red Wine Aioli

  • ACTIVE: 15 MIN
  • TOTAL TIME: 1 HR 50 MIN
  • SERVINGS: 4
  • HEALTHY
  • MAKE-AHEAD
  • VEGETARIAN
  1. 1 1/2 cups dry red wine
  2. 4 garlic cloves, 3 halved, 1 minced
  3. 1/2 cup low-fat mayonnaise
  4. 1/2 cup low-fat yogurt
  5. 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  6. Pinch of cayenne pepper
  7. Salt and freshly ground pepper
  8. 4 large artichokes, stems trimmed
  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.
Notes One Serving 164 calories, 2.5 gm total fat, 0.2 gm saturated fat, 29 gm carb.