Hearts of Palm and Avocado Salad

This Brazilian-style salad might taste a bit rich--with creamy avocado and a mayonnaise dressing--but it's really quite healthy.

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  • Servings: 4
KEY: Fast - Column, Latin American, Salads, Basic/Easy, Fast, Healthy, No-Cook, Vegetarian

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup yellow cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 small sweet onion, cut into thin slivers
  • Two 14-ounce cans hearts of palm, drained and sliced 1/2 inch thick
  • 1 Hass avocado, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon finely grated lime zest
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • Salt
  • Freshly ground pepper

How to make this recipe

  1. In a medium bowl, toss the halved cherry tomatoes with the onion slivers, hearts of palm, avocado and chopped parsley. In a small bowl, whisk the lime zest and lime juice with the mayonnaise and oil; season the dressing with salt and pepper. Pour the dressing over the salad, toss gently and serve right away.

Suggested Pairing

Zesty, lemony California Sauvignon Blanc.

Contributed By Photo © Tara Fisher Published May 2013

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