Brazilian Chopped Salad

Healthy Brazilian Chopped Salad RecipeYou are going to love this healthy Brazilian Chopped Salad, Salada de Palmitos, with tons of perky flavor and crunch!

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It’s salad season! Who’s excited?!

If you are not a salad lover, I’d like to suggest that there’s a chance you’ve been eating the wrong kinds of salads.

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Slimy over-dressed greens with a little bit of carrots and unripened tomatoes, right? Or maybe those weird restaurant “after-thought” salads with the chunks of raw broccoli that are too big to fit in your mouth?

I hear you… Salads can be painful.

However, they can also be ridiculously exciting with tons of color, contrasting flavors, and crunch!

Making Brazilian Chopped Salad Recipe

Today I’m going to share a salad with you that is going to rock your world. (Do people still say that?)

Introducing Brazilian Chopped Salad, AKA Hearts of Palm Salad or Salada de Palmitos.

How To: Brazilian Chopped Salad Recipe

It’s bold and zesty with soft tangy slices of hearts of palm, and cool sweet notes of fresh fennel and tomatoes. This particular version also includes creamy avocado, sharp red onion, and an herbaceous kick from fresh chopped mint!

As if that weren’t enough all these flavors and textures are tied together by a simple perky garlic-lime vinaigrette.

Salad heaven!

How to Make Brazilian Chopped Salad Recipe

Brazilian Chopped Salad is all a raw vegetable dish should be, and more. Bold and surprising, with a hefty load of healthy vitamins, minerals, and fiber.

It’s salad bowl utopia. Like taking a bite of a grilled cheese sandwich and discovering it has bacon on it, this Brazilian Chopped Salad recipe is pleasantly so much better than expected.

Crunchy Brazilian Chopped Salad Recipe

If you are looking for light and lean recipes to add to your kitchen arsenal, give our Brazilian Chopped Salad a try. You may find yourself converting your meat-n-potatoes friends to the green side!

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Best Brazilian Chopped Salad Recipe
5 from 2 votes

Brazilian Chopped Salad

Prep Time
15 mins
Total Time
15 mins
Brazilian Chopped Salad Recipe (Salada de Palmitos) A zesty gluten free and vegan salad with tons of crunch! Made with hearts of palm, tomatoes, avocado, fennel, mint and lime.
Servings: 6 Servings
Nutrition Facts
Brazilian Chopped Salad
Amount Per Serving (1 cup)
Calories 243 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g 22%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 39mg 2%
Potassium 1678mg 48%
Total Carbohydrates 28g 9%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 14g
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin A 10.1%
Vitamin C 37.2%
Calcium 4.8%
Iron 11.8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


Brazilian Chopped Salad
  • 14 ounce can hearts of palm
  • 12 ounce cherry or grape tomatoes
  • 1 fennel bulb
  • 1 ripe avocado
  • 1/2 small red onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped mint
Lime Vinaigrette
  • 1/4 cup fresh squeezed lime juice
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon honey, or agave
  • Salt and pepper


  1. For the vinaigrette: Pour all the ingredients in a jar. Add 1 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper.  Screw the lid on tight and shake to combine.
  2. Drain the can of hearts of palm, then chop into 1/4 inch rounds. Cut the tomatoes in half. Cut the stems off the fennel bulb. Then cut the bulb in half and remove the core. Lay the fennel bulb halves flat, and slice into thin "shaved" pieces. Cut the avocado into chunks. Cut the onion half, in half again, then slice into thin strips. Finally chop the fresh mint.
  3. Place the shaved fennel on a large platter (or salad bowl.) Top with tomatoes, hearts of palm, onion, avocado, and mint. Drizzle the salad dressing over the top and toss.

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6 comments on “Brazilian Chopped Salad

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  3. Shaunaposted May 19, 2018 at 5:40 pm Reply

    This was delicious! Thx for the yummy recipe. 

  4. Melissaposted May 14, 2018 at 5:05 pm Reply

    Sounds delicious! I can’t wait to make it!

  5. 2pots2cookposted May 14, 2018 at 4:18 am Reply

    Love it; perfect for my office lunch ! Thank you !

    • Sommerposted May 14, 2018 at 8:19 am Reply

      You are so very welcome!