Hearts of Palm Cakes are crunchy cakes made with hearts of palm, artichokes, garlic and panko served with a zesty garlic aioli. www.savoryexperiments.com

Hearts of Palm Cakes

Course: Appetizer, Main Course, Main Dish, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: hearts of palm recipes, vegetarian crab cakes
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 8 cakes
Calories: 225 kcal
Hearts of Palm Cakes are crunchy cakes made with hearts of palm, artichokes, garlic and panko served with a zesty garlic aioli.
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Ingredients

For the cakes:

  • 14 oz Reese Hearts of Palm drained, dried and chopped
  • 14 oz Reese Artichoke Hearts drained, dried and chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 teaspoons Italian parsley minced
  • 2 tablespoon dried onions
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 egg lightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 3/4 cup panko bread crumbs
  • light extra virgin olive oil for frying

For the Panko Crust:

  • 1 cup Panko bread crumbs
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon fine sea salt

For serving (optional):

Instructions

  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine all ingredients for hearts of palm cakes, mixing well.

  2. In a shallow dish or pie plate, mix together ingredients for panko crust: panko bread crumbs, sea salt and ground black pepper.

  3. Divide hearts of palm cake mix into eighths, form into patties. Patties will be loose.

  4. Place in panko crust mix and pat on both sides. Transfer to a large plate or baking sheet. Repeat with all.

  5. Freeze cakes for 20-30 minutes.

  6. Heat olive oil in a frying pan over medium-high heat.

  7. Working in two batches, fry cakes in olive oil for 3-4 minutes on each side, or until lightly browned.

  8. Remove to a paper towel lined plate to drain.

  9. Serve immediately with garlic aioli and lemon wedges.

  10. If you've tried this recipe, come back and let us know how it was! 

Recipe Notes

Notes: Using dried onions is important in this recipe because they help soak up some of the moisture from the cakes. If you were to use fresh, they would add moisture, making them even more challenging to keep together.

Nutrition Facts
Hearts of Palm Cakes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 225 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 23mg8%
Sodium 642mg28%
Potassium 949mg27%
Carbohydrates 26g9%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 10g11%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 560IU11%
Vitamin C 15.6mg19%
Calcium 51mg5%
Iron 1.9mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.