Hearts of Palm ‘moqueca’

recipe for moqueca



300g of Dulu hearts of palm cut into slices
1 tablespoon of olive oil
2 cloves of garlic, crushed
1 medium onion, chopped
1/4 green bell peppers, yellow and red, cut into squares
3 tomatoes, chopped
1 pinch of spices powder
Salt to taste
500 ml of coconut milk
4 tablespoons of palm oil
1 cup of tomato sauce (250 ml)
Chopped parsley or coriander (optional)


In a large saucepan, sauté the garlic and the onion in olive oil (over medium heat)
Add the peppers and tomatoes
Slowly add the coconut milk, the palm oil and finally the tomato sauce. Cook over low heat  for about 8-10 minutes and constantly stir
Finally add the drained Hearts of Palm, cut into slices
Mix well and use the salt and seasoning if necessary.
Serve with chopped cilantro or parsley, and rice.

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