Heart of Palm Salad (Ensalada de Palmito)

Iceberg lettuce slathered in mayo-based dressing is so 1970. Bring your concept of salad to the new millennium by combining your favorite healthy veggies. Edamame make a tasteful appearance in this recipe, nestled among buttery bits of palmito, avocado and zesty tomato.

Enjoy this salad as a vegetarian entree, or add some tuna, chopped chicken or steak for a protein boost.


Ingredients
1
14.4oz jar hearts of palm, drained and chopped
1/4
cup
shelled edamame (soy beans)
1
ripe tomato, sliced
1
avocado, peeled, seeded and cubed
1
ounce
silvers of red onion
Dressing
1
clove
garlic
1/3
cup
rice vinegar
2
tablespoons
Olive Oil
*
salt and pepper to taste
Directions
Place the hearts of palm, edamame, tomato, avocado and onion in a 2 quart salad bowl. Whisk together the dressin ingredients, and pour over salad and toss right before serving.

The base number of servings for this recipe is 6
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