Steamed Artichoke

Yields 2 servings 

Prep Time: 5 minutes 

Cook Time: 12 minutes



  • 1 medium artichoke
  • 1 lemon wedge
  • 1 cup water
  • ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, grated
  • Salt & pepper, to taste


  1. TRIM most of the stem of the artichoke and cut about 1 inch off the top of each artichoke.
  2. REMOVE the lower petals by peeling them away with your hand.
  3. RUB the trimmed artichoke and stem with the lemon wedge to prevent them from browning.
  4. PLACE artichoke cut-side down on a steamer rack in the Cosori Pressure Cooker with 1 cup of water.
  5. SECURE THE LID on the pressure cooker, making sure the pressure release valve is in the locked position.
  6. SELECT Steam, set the time for 12 minutes, and press Start/Cancel.
  7. COMBINE extra-virgin olive oil, garlic, salt, and pepper in a small bowl while artichoke is cooking. Set aside.
  8. QUICK RELEASE, when done cooking and carefully remove the lid.
  9. SERVE steamed artichoke with garlic oil for dipping.