Argentinian Hearts of Palm Salad (Ensalada de Palmitos)

Hearts of palm is a vegetable harvested from the inner core of certain palm trees. Harvesting and eating heart of palm is common in Southeast Asia as well as South and Central Americas. This highly nutritious vegetable may be eaten on its own, and is often eaten in salads. Try this delicious Argentinian salad including the vegetable and give it a shot!

Argentina Ensalada de Palmitos Hearts of Palm Salad

Ensalada de Palmitos- Argentinian Hearts of Palm Salad

This is easy to make and is a light and refreshing salad to go with pretty much anything.
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Course: Lunch, Salad
Cuisine: Argentina, South American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 4
Author: My Hungry Traveler


  • Serving bowl


  • 3 tbsp Water
  • 2 tbsp Fresh lime juice
  • 2 tbsp Extra-virgin olive oil
  • ¼ tsp Salt
  • ¼ tsp Black pepper
  • 1 stalk Scallion, ¼-inch slices
  • 2 tbsp Cilantro, chopped
  • 14 oz Can hearts of palm, sliced ½-inch pieces
  • 2 medium Tomatoes, roughly chopped
  • 1 medium Avocado, sliced


  • Combine water, lime juice, oil, salt, and pepper in a serving bowl. Mix in scallion and cilantro. Toss the hearts of palm, tomato, and avocado into the bowl and gently toss to coat.


Calories: 194kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Sodium: 164mg | Potassium: 1965mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 615IU | Vitamin C: 17mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 2mg

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