Getting to the Heart of the Palm, and What to Do with It

Hearts of palm are a delicious addition to a green salad. SuzMiCo makes a salad by mixing them with plain yogurt or sour cream, salt and pepper, and lots of fresh dill.

bolivianita’s father introduced her to hearts of palm sliced into rounds and topped with Parmesan, breadcrumbs, and a dash of paprika, then broiled.

stacylyn makes a rich puree that she jokes is “a puree of olive oil, butter, and cream with a bit of hearts of palm”: Saute chopped hearts of palm with copious amounts of butter and olive oil. Add a few crushed garlic cloves, some salt and fresh pepper, and a pinch of cumin, if you like. When tender, add a good amount of heavy cream and puree in a food processor.

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What to do with Hearts of Palm