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01/15/2013 09:04 am ET

Palm Heart Recipes (PHOTOS)

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Just as the name would suggest, hearts of palm are a delicacy most popular in tropical areas. Where you have palm trees, you'll most likely find hearts of palm dishes. In case you're not familiar with this food, hearts of palm are the inner part (or heart) of the stem of the cabbage palm tree. They have a delicate and tropical flavor.

Hearts of palm recipes most often include salads and dips -- which is never a bad thing -- but there's more you can make with this tropical delicacy. Check out the slideshow below for ideas.

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