Seared Hearts of Palm with Lemon & Dill

I've wanted to make a Hearts of Palm dish for a very long time and this was well worth the wait. This recipe is super simple, easy to prepare and budget friendly costing only around $7. Most importantly, it is absolutely full of amazing flavors.

Cook time: 25 Minutes

Makes: 2 Servings

All you need is:

1 jar of hearts of palm - drain and slice them into 1 inch peices. Use a paper or kitchen towel to pat them dry. *You must pat them dry to prevent sticking while cooking.

1/2 a leek chopped cleaned, rinsed and drained

1 bunch of kale chopped

3 tbs of fresh dill chopped

1 garlic clove minced

3 tbs of extra virgin olive oil for cooking

fresh lemon

Salt and Pepper to taste


  • First place a large skillet over medium heat and add in 2 tbs of oil.

  • Next and in the leeks and cook for about 5 minutes.

  • Then add in the kale and cover with a lid to allow the kale to wilt and steam for 3-4 minutes.

  • Add salt and pepper to taste and remove from the pan.

  • Now raise the pan to medium high heat and add in 1 tbs of extra virgin olive oil, garlic and the hearts of palm.

  • Let the hearts of palm cook for 2-3 minutes before flipping.

  • Next add in the fressh dill and a squeeze of fresh lemon juice.

  • Add salt and pepper to taste and serve with the kale.


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