Hearts of Palm with Tangy Lemon Dressing

  • Yield 8 servings

This is a salad men really love.


2 to 3 heads Boston lettuce, torn
5 -- green onions, sliced, white part only
1 -- (14-ounce) can hearts of palm, drained, sliced horizontally
2 -- garlic cloves, minced
2 teaspoons sugar
-- Grated peel of 1 lemon
1 teaspoon seasoned salt
1/2 teaspoon cracked pepper
1/2 teaspoon paprika
6 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
6 tablespoons sour cream


  1. Combine the lettuce, green onions and hearts of palm in a large bowl; mix well.  For the dressing, combine the garlic, sugar, lemon peel, salt, pepper, paprika, lemon juice and sour cream in a bowl.  Whisk until well mixed.  Pour over the salad; toss to coat.

Recipe reprinted with permission from the Junior League of Phoenix’s Reflections Under the Sun (the Junior League of Phoenix, Inc., Phoenix, Az., 1999).