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. Slideshow: Amazing Avocado Recipes 

Hearts of Palm and Avocado Salad
Photo: © Tara Fisher
Total Time:
20 mins


  • 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


  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.

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