Boiled Globe Artichokes

Preparation info

  • 6

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      45 min

Appears in

Mrs Beeton's All About Cookery

By Isabella Beeton

Published 1861

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  • 6 globe artichokes
  • salt
  • 1 tablesp. lemon juice
  • ½


Soak the artichokes in cold, salt water for at least 1 hr. to ensure the removal of all dust and insects. Wash them well. Cut off the tails and trim the bottoms with a sharp knife. Cut off the outer leaves and trim the tops of the remaining ones with scissors. Put into a pan with just sufficient boiling water to cover them, adding salt and the lemon juice. Cook until tender, 15–45 min., accordi