1 Artichoke 1 Fresh Lime 1 Garlic Clove Green Onions Fresh Mint Yogurt 2 Tbsp Olive Oil Salt, Black Pepper Powder, Dried Basil PREPARATIONS: 1- Slice a fresh lime. 2- Slice the green onions and mince the fresh mint. DIRECTIONS: 1- Trim the artichoke's leaves. 2- Cut a fresh lime and rub over the artichoke as it prevents the artichoke from discoloration. 3- Place the sliced limes in between the artichoke leaves. 4- Place the artichoke in a container. 5- Sprinkle a pinch of salt and black pepper. 6- Mash a fresh garlic clove over the artichoke. 7- Add dried basil and top it with olive oil. 8- Pour in water to the container. 9- Cover the container with a lid or microwave cover. 10- Heat the artichoke in a microwave for 7 to 10 minutes. 11- Combine yogurt, minced mint and green onions in small bowl. 12- Dip the artichoke leaf (the bottom) in the yogurt and pull it between your teeth.
ARTICHOKE CALORIES & NUTRITION VALUES
Artichoke is very high in antioxidants. It's believed to be effective in cancer prevention and even treating the disease. Artichoke contains a high amounts of vitamin C and it's also very high dietary fiber. Artichoke is also good for the liver. They are thought to be able to regenerate liver tissue. Artichoke can lower the bad cholesterol or LDL while increase the good cholesterol or HDL. Artichoke is very beneficial to the digestive system. Fresh Artichoke is an good source of folic acid. Folic acid is essential to maintaining a good health, but it is crucial in very early days of pregnancy. Folic acid is known to reduce the birth defects. 100 grams or 3.5 oz of this artichoke recipe has 142 calories (112 calories from fat). It has no cholesterol. One serving size of the artichoke recipe has 2.1g of protein, 1.1g sugar and 9.4g of carbohydrates.
nutritional factsServing Size 100g
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