4 Large artichokes, cooked whole
6 slices thick sliced smoked bacon
1/4 red onion, sliced
2 lemons, juiced (approx 1/3 cup)
2 garlic cloves, chopped
1/3 cup olive oil
Salt and Pepper to taste
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Slice the artichoke in half and rub with a little olive oil, pre heat the grill.
Cut the bacon into thin strips.
In a large sauté pan gently sauté the bacon until it starts to get color.
Add the sliced onions and chopped garlic
Add the olive oil and lemon juice
Quarter the tomatoes, de-seed and cut into strips
Add the tomatoes and remove from heat
Grill the artichokes on each side and serve
Smother with the smoky bacon goodness and enjoy
Recipe Courtesy Chef Tony Baker