Paleo friendly hearts of palm
Bacon-Wrapped Hearts Of Palm – Paleo Friendly!
SERVES: 2
PREP TIME: 30
INGREDIENTS:
  • 5 strips Naturally Hickory Smoked Thick Cut Bacon sliced in half (substitute for uncured bacon if you want to make it Paleo and Whole30 compliant)
  • 2 cans of Golden Farms Hearts of Palm 
  • Fresh thyme to sprinkle optional
  • 1/2 cup store-bought pesto sauce or homemade chimichurri sauce
DIRECTIONS:
  • Roll half strip of bacon over half heart of palm. Stick a toothpick all the way through to hold the bacon around the heart of palm. Place palm heart bacon bites onto a sheet pan lined with aluminum foil.
  • Bake at 375 degrees F for about 20-25 minutes or until bacon is brown and crispy. Serve hot with pesto or chimichurri sauce on the side. Bacon bites can be accompanied by beer or guaraná soda.

FAQ’s

What are hearts of palm?

Hearts of palm are cut from the core of a handful of palm tree species native to South and Central America. Hearts of palm in Spanish is called “palmito”. Hearts of palm are rich in fiber, potassium, iron, zinc, phosphorus, copper, vitamins B2, B6, and C. They are ranked as a “good” source of protein, riboflavin, and potassium, and as a “very good source” of dietary fiber, vitamin C, folate, calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, zinc, copper, and especially, manganese, along with being a good ratio between omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids.

How To Use

Think beyond salads when reaching for that jar of hearts of palm. They can be roasted whole and tossed in a sauce, cut up and sautéed for taco fillings, or shredded and formed into patties as a satisfying, vegetarian alternative to crab cakes.

What Do They Taste Like?

Hearts of palm have a delicate, slightly nutty, vegetal flavor often compared to artichokes. Their texture is both creamy and crunchy, making them adaptable to a variety of dishes.

Are hearts of palm paleo friendly?

Yes! Hearts of palm is a low-carb, low-calorie, gluten-free, high-fiber alternative. If you’re looking for Paleo friendly recipes, this bacon-wrapped hearts of palm will be a great one! Just remember to use paleo-approved bacon!

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© 2020, Golden Farms

Corporate Office: 512.956.7705

Retail Sales: 817.491.9949

Foodservice Sales: 512.956.7716

 

20308 Highway 71 West, Suite 1

Spicewood, TX 78669