Artichoke Hearts in Lemon Sauce

Recipe by Mireille Mathalon


  • 3 tbsp. olive oil
  • 6 fresh garlic cloves, chopped
  • 2 packages (14 oz ea.) frozen artichokes, rinsed and drained
  • 3 tbsp. vegetable bouillon powder (Mireille uses OSEM CONSOMME)
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon, or more to taste
  • 2 cups water, divided
  • Salt, as needed


  1. Heat olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Sauté garlic until softened.
  2. Dissolve vegetable bouillon in 1-cup warm water. Add to pan along with garlic, lemon juice, and remaining cup of water. Bring mixture to a boil and taste, adding more lemon juice if preferred. Add artichokes and stir. Let everything simmer together over medium-low heat for about 20 minutes, or until artichokes are tender. Taste, adding more salt, if desired.
  3. Serve warm or cold.

Makes 8-10 servings.