Steamed Artichokes with Tahini Dipping Sauce - a healthy side dish recipe
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Steamed Artichokes with Tahini Dipping Sauce

Fresh artichokes are steamed until tender then served with a creamy tahini garlic dipping sauce.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword steamed artichokes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 192kcal
Author Liz Della Croce


  • 4 whole artichokes
  • 1/2 cup tahini
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons warm water
  • 1 clove garlic grated
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • cayenne optional garnish


  • Prepare and steam artichokes by following my step-by-step photo tutorial.
  • While artichokes are steaming, whisk together tahini, lemon juice, warm water, garlic and salt in a small bowl; set aside.
  • Serve steamed artichokes with tahini garlic dipping sauce on the side. Sprinkle tahini sauce with cayenne if you wish.


Serving size is 1 steamed artichoke and 2 tablespoons tahini sauce.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 192kcal | Carbohydrates: 16.3g | Protein: 7.2g | Fat: 13.2g | Saturated Fat: 1.5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 11.7g | Sodium: 662mg | Fiber: 7.5g | Sugar: 1.4g