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Hearts of Palm Salad with Avocado Butter lettuce and red onion.

Hearts of Palm and Avocado Salad

Hearts of Palm salad with avocado and butter lettuce and sided with your favorite protein makes for an easy weeknight dinner.
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4
Author Saveur

Ingredients

  • 1 clove garlic fine chopped or pressed through a garlic pressw
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 5 ounces butterhead lettuce leaves torn
  • 1/4 cup whole walnuts chopped and toasted
  • 1 avocado halved, pitted, peeled, and cubed
  • 1/4 small red onion thinly sliced
  • 1 ounce can hearts of palm drained and thinly sliced on the bias, 14-.

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. On a sheet pan place the whole walnuts. Bake for 8 minutes to toast.
  2. Place garlic into a salad bowl and rub into the sides and bottom of bowl. Add the oil to the bowl.

  3. Rinse dry lettuce and place into the bowl on top of the oil. Toss the lettuce until the oil has coated the leaves.

  4. In a bowl, whisk lemon juice, salt, and pepper.Pour over the lettuce and toss the leaves again.  Add in remaining ingredients and toss lightly to combine. Serve with the protein of your choice for a lovely light dinner.