Agineres Me Avgolemono (Artichokes With Egg & Recipe
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The classic Greek sauce, avgolemono, is a great low-fat alternative
to the melted butter, mayonnaise or vinaigrette dipping sauces
usually served with artichokes.
Snap the stems off four large artichokes and trim the bases so that
they will sit upright on a plate. Boil a potful of water to which
you have added the juice of a lemon and a pinch of salt. Drop the
artichokes in and boil for 30 minutes or until they are tender. Test
by pulling off an outer leaf and trying the flesh at the base for
Meanwhile, in another saucepan, bring a cup of chicken stock to the
boil. In a cup, mix about two-thirds of a tablespoon of cornflour
with a little water until it is smooth and add to the boiling stock,
stirring until it thickens.
Separate 3 eggs, beat the whites until they hold stiff peaks, then
add the yolks and continue beating tin the whole mass is fluffy.
Still beating, add the juice of a lemon and pour in the boiling
stock. Pour this mixture back into the stock saucepan, and stir it
over a low heat for a couple of minutes. It must not boil.
Place the artichokes in the centre of warmed plates and pour the
avgolemono over them. Serve.
Makes 4 servings.
From "Raw Materials" by Meryl Constance, The Syndey Morning Herald,
10/13/92. Courtesy Mark Herron.
Posted by Stephen Ceideberg; October 30 1992.
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