Ensalada de Palmito - Bolivian Hearts of Palm Salad

by Alura Gonzalez
(Santa Cruz Bolivia)

Palm hearts are the core of the palm tree trunk

Palm hearts are the core of the palm tree trunk

Palm hearts are the core of the palm tree trunk
This is how palm trees are cut to extract their cores
Palm hearts are sold in bottles or cans

You’ll need:

2 cans of palm hearts
lemon
oil
salt
Optional: You can also add corn and sliced, if desired.

How to prepare:
Drain the cans of palm hearts, and cut them into small square slices. Then add the lemon juice, salt, and oil to the sliced palm hearts.
Note: This salad is to be served preferably with cold dishes.

In Bolivia, people typically eat palm hearts with a salad dressing called "salsa golf".

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