Palmitos are the flesh inside palm trees, obtained from species such as Euterpe edulis, which grows mainly in Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina.
The harvesting process requires careful work, starting in a nursery and then transplanting the small palm trees to a bag with soil.
Palmitos are usually canned or packaged with pasteurization and preserved in brine.
There are now alternatives to harvesting hearts of palm that don't increase deforestation.
Palmito guisado is a traditional Dominican dish made with hearts of palm, vegetables and herbs.
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Palmitos are the flesh inside palm trees. Although harvesting hearts of palm kills the palm tree, there are now other alternatives to harvesting hearts of palm that doesn't increase deforestation. Some species of palm trees can regrow and be harvested over and over again.
Palmito Ceviche (Vegan Hearts of Palm Ceviche) - Health My Lifestyle
Palmito guisado is a marvelous, flavorful, traditional Dominican dish. It is a fantastic vegan dish, that is easy to make, and can be served as a side dish, or as a light main dish. It combines hearts of palm, vegetables, and herbs and has a rich sauce that goes very well with any of our moros or white rice .
[Recipe] Palmito Guisado (Stewed Heart of Palm) - Dominican Cooking
Los palmitos son un producto alimenticio extraído del cogollo, parte tierna e inmadura de algunas especies de palmeras, en especial de: el cocotero, azaí y pijuayo. FOTO: Pixabay /Capri23auto Extraer…
¿Qué son en realidad los Palmitos? - CocinaDelirante
Heart of palm is a vegetable harvested from the inner core and growing bud of certain palm trees, most notably the coconut (Cocos nucifera), juçara (Euterpe edulis), açaí palm (Euterpe…
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