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Grilled Artichokes with Lemon-Basil Dipping Sauce

Featured by Bacio Divino Cellars - Janzen - Lucie - Pazzo in the Platinum Wine Club.
Grilled Artichokes with Lemon-Basil Dipping Sauce


Succulent grilled artichokes dipped in a creamy lemon-basil dipping sauce. Perfect appetizer or side dish paired with a Pinot Noir from your wine club shipments.

Yield: 2 artichokes
Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Cook Time: 35 Minutes


• 1/3 Cup Olive Oil
• 2 Fresh Basil Leaves (Julienned)
• 2 Garlic Cloves (Smashed)
• 2 Artichokes (Halved - fuzz removed)
• 1 Lemon (Halved)
• 1 Tsp. Lemon Pepper
• ½ Cup Full Fat Mayonnaise
• 1 Tablespoon ketchup

*Optional ½ tsp Sriracha Rooster Sauce


1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil, over high heat.

2. 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.

3. Rub half the lemon over the entire artichoke (inside and out). Place cut side down in the boiling water for 25 minutes to steam.

4. 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.

5. After steaming, rub 1 teaspoon of olive oil mixture over the entire artichoke. Season with lemon pepper.

6. Turn the grill on high heat. Place the artichokes, cut side down, on the grill for 10-12 minutes.

7. Remove and enjoy immediately!

Recipe by Foodie and Wine

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