PP or PS Hearts of Palm Salad with Ginger Mandarin Dressing

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Chef:  Jeff Tritten; ARespectfulLiving.com
Makes:  4 Servings
Prep Time:  20 min








  • 1 14 oz can Heart of Palm, cut into rounds
  • 1 14 oz can artichoke hearts, chopped
  • 1 15 os can red kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 4 medium radishes, diced
  • ½ medium yellow bell pepper, diced
  • ½ medium red or yellow onion, diced
  • 1/8 c fresh parsley, finely chopped
  • 1 t sesame seeds (optional, PS, not PP, if used)


  • 1 15 oz can Mandarin oranges ( or 1 ½ c fresh mandarin oranges with 1 c water)
  • ¼ c green onions
  • 1 t ginger freshly grated
  • 1 t orange zest freshly grated
  • 2 T low sodium Tamari
  • 1 T rice wine vinegar
  • 3/4 T date sugar (or 1 T brown sugar)
  • 1 T brown rice syrup (or maple syrup)
  • 2 t sesame seeds (optional, PS, not PP, if used)
  • 2 t arrow root



  1. Cut Hearts of Palm, into rounds
  2. Remove “woody” outer layer of artichoke hearts and roughly chop
  3. Dice radishes, onion, yellow and red peppers
  4. Finely chop parsley
  5. Combine all ingredients
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  1. Combine mandarin oranges, green onion, ginger, orange zest, Tamari, date sugar, brown rice syrup and 1 t sesame seeds (if using) in blender and puree.
  2. Dump contents from blender into a non-stick pan.  
  3. Add additional sesame seeds (if using) and simmer on medium heat for 15 min.
  4. Whisk 2 t arrow root with 2 T water together and add to simmering sauce.  
  5. Whisk gently until mixture thickens.
  6. Place cooked and thickened dressing in a container to chill for use on salad.
  7. Gently mix salad and cooled dressing together and serve.   
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  1. You can use “hot” dressing in vegan dishes of your choice.

Jeff Tritten is a respectful plant-based advocate.   He owns 'Respectful Living', a blog located at ARespectfulLife.com, and spends his time creating recipes, writing plant based nutritional information articles, being a small group leader for PBNSG.org, bringing plant based nutritional information to his local community at their farmers market and senior center, and creating a healthy vegan snack line.  Also find him on https://www.facebook.com/ARespectfulLife/, https://www.instagram.com/respectfulliving1/
https://twitter.com/respectfullivin, https://www.pinterest.com/MindfulLife1/, https://www.linkedin.com/in/respectful-living-74871b13a/.

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