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Hearts of Palm Dip

Hearts of Palm Dip

"Healthy Snack Attack" by Grace Parisi. Six food-for-you recipes that satisfy a craving for something crispy and salty. A little bit of garlic, lime zest and olive oil transforms canned hearts of palm into a luscious, low-fat dip. The dip can be refrigerated for up to 2 days. Recipe published in Food & Wine: March 2012.

  • Yield: 8 servings
  • Prep time:10 Minutes


  • 1 large garlic clove, minced
  • Salt
  • 2 14-ounce can(s) hearts of palm, drained and rinsed
  • 1/4 cup(s) extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) finely grated lime zest
  • Freshly ground white pepper
  • Plantain chips, pita chips, or flatbreads, for serving


Using the side of a chef's knife, mash the garlic to a paste with a generous pinch of salt. Scrape the paste into a food processor. Add the hearts of palm and oil and process to medium-fine paste. Add the lime zest, season with salt and white pepper and pulse just to blend. Transfer the dip to a bowl and serve with plantain chips, pita chips or flatbreads.

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