Hearts of Palm and Avocado Salad is a light, refreshing dish that combines creamy avocado with the subtle, crisp texture of hearts of palm. It’s a simple yet elegant salad, perfect for a healthy lunch or as a starter for a dinner party.


  • 1 can (14 ounces) hearts of palm, drained and sliced
  • 2 ripe avocados, diced
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/4 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • Juice of 2 limes
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Optional: 1 tablespoon honey or agave syrup for a sweet touch
  • Optional: 1/4 cup crumbled feta or goat cheese


  1. In a large salad bowl, combine the sliced hearts of palm, diced avocados, halved cherry tomatoes, and thinly sliced red onion.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the lime juice, olive oil, and honey or agave syrup (if using) to create the dressing. Season the dressing with salt and pepper.
  3. Pour the dressing over the salad ingredients in the bowl. Gently toss to ensure all the ingredients are evenly coated.
  4. Sprinkle the chopped cilantro over the salad, and toss lightly again.
  5. If using, top the salad with crumbled feta or goat cheese for added flavor.
  6. Serve the salad immediately to ensure the avocado remains fresh and green.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

  • Calories: 200-250
  • Fat: 17g
  • Carbohydrates: 15g
  • Protein: 4g

Prep and Cooking Time

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time: None


  • Serves: 4

Hearts of Palm and Avocado Salad is a delicious and nutritious choice that combines unique textures and flavors. The creamy avocado pairs beautifully with the crunchy hearts of palm, while the lime dressing adds a zesty brightness. This salad is perfect for a quick and healthy meal or as an elegant addition to any gathering. Enjoy this delightful mix of freshness and flavor!

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