Taste of Today

Hearts of Palm and Avocado Salad

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Chef Chris Prosperi shares his favorite recipe for hearts of palm and avocado salad.


  • 2 cups of chopped hearts of palm
  • 1 small red pepper cut into 1/2 inch dice
  • 1/2 cup of red onion cut into 1/2 inch dice
  • 1/4 cup of chopped cilantro - stems and leaves
  • 2 tablespoons of lime juice
  • 4 dashes of Tabasco
  • 1/2 teaspoon of curry powder
  • 1 ripe avocado pitted, skinned and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons of sugar


In a large mixing bowl, combine all of the ingredients and mix well. Serve immediately as a side salad. Pairs well with grilled chicken or shrimp.

This recipe makes six servings.

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