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Grilled Artichokes with Lemon-Basil Dipping Sauce
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Grilled Artichokes with Lemon-Basil Dipping Sauce

Succulent grilled artichokes dipped in a creamy lemon-basil dipping sauce. Perfect appetizer or side dish.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time50 mins
Author: Darcey Olson


  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 2 Fresh Basil Leaves Julienned
  • 2 Cloves garlic Smashed
  • 2 Artichokes Halved - fuzz removed
  • 1 Lemon Halved
  • 1 tsp Lemon Pepper
  • 1/2 cup Full Fat Mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp ketchup
  • tsp *optional Ā½Sriracha rooster sauce


  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil, over high heat.
  • In a small mixing bowl, combine the olive oil, basil and garlic. Heat in the microwave for 20 seconds. Remove and stir. Repeat for another 20 seconds. Set aside.
  • Rub half the lemon over the entire artichoke (inside and out). Place cut side down in the boiling water for 25 minutes to steam.
  • In a large bowl, combine the mayonnaise, ketchup, 1 tablespoon lemon juice, 1 tablespoon olive oil mixture and Sriracha Roster Sauce (optional) and stir to combine. Place in the microwave for 15 seconds and stir. Repeat for another 15 seconds. Set aside.
  • After steaming, rub 1 teaspoon of olive oil mixture over the entire artichoke. Season with lemon pepper.
  • Turn the grill on high heat. Place the artichokes, cut side down, on the grill for 10-12 minutes.
  • Remove and enjoy immediately!