Heart of Palm and Avocado Salad

  • Serves

    serves 4

  • Cook

    20 minutes


By Farideh Sadeghin

Published on February 16, 2016

A simple salad that puts a ubiquitous supermarket staple to work. Canned hearts of palm have a vegetal, slightly nutty flavor similar to artichokes, and they combine perfectly with butter lettuce and avocado.


  • 3 tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 12 oz. butterhead lettuce, leaves torn
  • 14 cup chopped and toasted walnuts
  • 1 avocado, halved, pitted, peeled, and thinly sliced
  • 14 small red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 (14-oz.) can hearts of palm, drained and thinly sliced on the bias


Step 1

In a large bowl, whisk together the oil, lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Add in remaining ingredients and toss lightly to combine. Serve with grilled chicken or fish, if you like.

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