Earthy Delights Recipe

Two-Hearts Salad

Two-Hearts Salad
Can you think of a salad more appropriate for St. Valentine's Day than Two-Heart Salad?

1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1ΒΌ teaspoons Dijon mustard
1 large garlic clove, minced very fine
3 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
8 ounces fresh or canned hearts of palm, sliced into rounds
8 ounces of canned artichoke hearts, drained and quartered
1 fresh tomato


Combine the lemon juice, Dijon mustard and minced garlic in a mixing bowl.

Gradually, adding just a little at a time, whisk in the olive oil. Season to taste with salt and coarsely ground black pepper.

Add the hearts of palm and the artichoke hearts, and marinate at room temperature for about three hours.Toss occasionally.

Line two plates with green leaf lettuce. Using a slotted spoon, place the salad on the plates.

Garnish with tomatoes wedges, spoon some dressing over the top, and serve.

This recipe serves two.