Hearts of Palm Dip

A little bit of garlic, lime zest and olive oil transforms canned hearts of palm into a luscious, low-fat dip.

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  • Servings: Makes 2 cups (8 servings)

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  • 1 large garlic clove, minced
  • Salt
  • Two 14-ounce cans hearts of palm, drained and rinsed
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon finely grated lime zest
  • Freshly ground white pepper
  • Plantain chips, pita chips or flatbreads, for serving

How to make this recipe

  1. Using the side of a chef’s knife, mash the garlic to a paste with a generous pinch of salt. Scrape the paste into a food processor. Add the hearts of palm and oil and process to a medium-fine paste. Add the lime zest, season with salt and white pepper and pulse just to blend. Transfer the dip to a bowl and serve with plantain chips, pita chips or flatbreads.

Make Ahead

The dip can be refrigerated for up to 2 days.

Contributed By Published March 2012

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