How to Microwave Artichokes

Once you microwave artichokes, you'll use this easy and quick cooking method over and over again. Serve with melted butter for a delicious side dish.

This easy method for cooking artichokes is a keeper, and one you'll love for many reasons.

- artichokes - lemon - butter


Rinse whole artichokes under cold water.

Step 1

Use a sharp knife to trim off the stems and about 1 inch off the top of the artichokes. Use kitchen shears to cut off the tops of the prickly leaves.

Step 2

Wrap the trimmed artichokes loosely in plastic wrap.

Step 3

Microwave on High for 5 minutes.

Step 4

Let the artichokes stand for about 1 minute. Carefully unwrap them as they are hot and will release steam.

Step 5

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