Hearts of Palm-Artichoke Salad with Spicy Lemon Zest Dressing

The delicate flavors of hearts of palm and artichokes with crunchy, sweet bell peppers tossed in a tart and spicy dressing.


About 2 cups of sliced hearts of palm

About 1 1/2 cups chopped artichoke hearts (packed in water, if possible)

2 red bell peppers, chopped


2 lemons

1/3 cup olive oil

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes

Feta cheese (optional)


Place hearts of palm, artichoke hearts and red pepper in a large bowl.  In a small bowl, zest lemons, then add juice.  Whisk in oil, salt and red pepper flakes.  Pour over vegetables and mix well.  Add some Feta if you like.  Serves 4 - 6.