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       Title: Rice-Stuffed Artichokes
  Categories: Vegetables, Rice/grains
       Yield: 2 servings
  
       2 ea Med. Artichokes                     1 c  Cooked Rice
       2 ts Lemon Juice                       1/2 c  Chicken Broth
     1/4 c  Water                               1 ts Lemon Juice
     1/2 c  Shredded Carrot                   3/4 ts Cornstarch
     1/4 c  Sliced Green Onion                  1 x  Dash White Pepper
       2 tb Butter Or Margarine                 1 ea Large Beaten Egg Yolk
     1/4 ts Dried Sage, Crushed            
  
   Cut off stems and loose outer leaves from artichoke.  Cut of 1-inch from
   tops.  Snip off sharp leaf tips.  Brush cut edges with 2 t lemon juice.
   Place artichokes and water in a casserole. Cover with vented clear plastic
   wrap.  Micro-cook, covered, on 100% power for 7 to 9 minutes or just till
   tender, rotating casserole a half-turn after 4 minutes.  Let stand,
   covered, while preparing stuffing.  For stuffing, in a small nonmetal bowl
   stir together carrot, onion, butter or margarine, and sage.  Micro-cook,
   covered, on 100% power for 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 minutes or till vegetables are
   tender, stirring once.  Stir together vegetable mixture and rice.  Drain
   artichokes.  Remove the center leaves and chokes from artichokes.  Spread
   artichoke leaves slightly.  Spoon rice stuffing into the center of each
   artichoke and behind each large leaf.  Return artichokes to casserole.
   Cover with vented clear plastic warp.  Micro-cook, covered, on 100% power
   for 2 to 3 minutes or till stuffing is hot and bases of artichokes are
   fork-tender, rotating the casserole a half-turn every minute.  Let stand,
   covered, while preparing sauce.  For sauce, in a 2-cup measure stir
   together chicken broth, 1 t lemon juice, cornstarch, and pepper.
   Micro-cook, uncovered, on 100% power for 2 to 3 minutes or till thickened
   and bubbly, stirring every 30 seconds.  Stir HALF the hot mixture into the
   egg yolk.  Return all to the 2-cup measure.  Micro-cook, uncovered, on
   100% power for 30 seconds.  Transfer stuffed artichokes to a warm serving
   platter.  Pour sauce around the artichokes.
  
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