Vegan Lobster Rolls

Ayinde Howell

Vegan lobster rolls
Prep Time: 5M
Cooking Time: 20M
Serves: 4

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  • 2 1/2 tablespoons grapeseed or safflower oil
  • 1 (14-ounce) can hearts of palm (not packed with sugar), rough chopped to consistency of crab meat
  • 1/4 cup chopped celery
  • 1/4 cup diced red bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 2 teaspoons Old Bay seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup vegan mayonnaise
  • 2 (6-inch) hoagie rolls
  • Vegan butter
  • Lemon wedges, to serve

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  • Heat 2 tablespoons of the oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the hearts of palm and sauté for 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally to prevent sticking. Cook until golden brown on all sides. Set aside to cool. Add the celery and peppers and mix well.
  • Heat 1/2 tablespoon of oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add the onion and sauté until translucent, 3 to 4 minutes. Add the garlic and sauté for 1 minute.
  • Remove from the heat and add the onion mixture to the hearts of palm. Mix well. Add the Old Bay seasoning, lemon juice, and mayo.
  • Toast the hoagie rolls until gold brown, then butter the insides.
  • Divide the hearts of palm mixture between both rolls. Serve warm with wedges of lemon.

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