Recipe: Fresh Artichokes


  • 2 large Fresh artichokes
  • 6 cups −Water, hot
  • 4 slices Lemon, thin slices
  • 1/3 cup Butter; or margarine, melted
  • 3 tablespoons Lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon Seasoned salt
  • With sharp knife, slice about 1″ off top of each artichoke; cut off stem near base.
  • With scissors, trim about 1/2″ off top of each leaf.


  1. With sharp knife, halve each artichoke vertically; then scoop out and discard the fuzzy center or choke.
  2. Place artichoke halves in slowcooker; add hot water and lemon slices.
  3. Cover and cook on HIGH 4 to 5 hrs. or until done.
  4. Drain; serve with sauce.
  5. Lemon butter sauce − combine all ingredients.

Number of servings (yield): 3

Meal type: lunch

Culinary tradition: USA (General)

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