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fragrant heart of palm pasta

Fragrant Heart of Palm "Pasta"

  • Author: Handy Chef
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 2 Servings 1x


A unique and delicious pasta alternative that has 6 different herbs! Omit the cheese and now it's Vegan (or add Vegan cheese).



9 oz  Hearts of Palm Pasta (1 Trader Joe's Package)

¼ cup toasted pine nuts

2-3 garlic cloves, minced

2 tablespoons Extra Virgin olive oil

juice from 1 lemon

1 tablespoon chives, chopped

¾ teaspoon fresh oregano, chopped

1 tablespoon parsley, chopped

½ teaspoon fresh rosemary, chopped

1 teaspoon fresh thyme, chopped

3 basil leaves, sliced

Romano cheese (as much as you want)

salt and pepper to taste


  1. Prepare all ingredients: chop fresh herbs, mince garlic, drain and rinse hearts of palm pasta and pat dry; toast pine nuts. 
  2. In a medium pan over low heat, cook garlic in olive oil just until garlic is aromatic. Turn up the heat just slightly. Add hearts of palm, fresh herbs, the juice from one lemon, toasted pine nuts and toss to combine. Cook until everything has heated throughout. Season with salt and pepper. Plate and top with cheese.


This dish can easily be made vegan, just take out the cheese or add your own vegan cheese