Grilled Baby Artichokes with Curry Dressing


  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 tsp. curry powder
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 Tbsp. ketchup
  • a dash or two of hot sauce
  • 12 baby artichokes
  • 1 lemon
  • olive oil to brush the artichokes
  • sea salt to taste


  1. Combine first five ingredients, stirring until well combined. Refrigerate until serving.
  2. One at a time, trim the stem and tip of the artichokes. Remove coarse outer leaves and trim the edge of remaining outside leaves. Cut in half. Rub all cut edges with lemon to prevent browning.
  3. In a large pot filled with water, boil artichokes until just starting to become tender (5 to 10 minutes).
  4. Drain artichokes.
  5. Brush with olive oil and sprinkle with sea salt.
  6. Grill 5 minutes on each side.
  7. Serve with curry dressing.