Vegan "Lobster" Rolls


Vegan and vegetarian variation on the traditional New England lobster roll.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
2 rolls


  • 1 (14 ounce) can hearts of palm, drained and chopped

  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil

  • 1 teaspoon seafood seasoning (such as Old Bay®)

  • 1 pinch salt and ground black pepper to taste

  • ¼ cup vegan mayonnaise (such as Vegenaise®)

  • 1 stalk celery, minced

  • ½ shallot, minced

  • 1 lemon, zested and juiced

  • 2 teaspoons capers

  • ½ teaspoon dried dill weed

  • ½ teaspoon sesame seeds

  • 2 sandwich rolls, split

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

  2. Pat hearts of palm dry. Toss with avocado oil and coat with seafood seasoning; season with salt and pepper. Transfer to a baking pan.

  3. Roast in the preheated oven for 20 minutes.

  4. Combine vegan mayonnaise, celery, shallot, lemon zest, juice of 1/4 lemon, capers, dill, sesame seeds, and salt in a large bowl. Add roasted hearts of palm and toss to coat.

  5. Brush the tops of the sandwich rolls with olive oil. Toast in a skillet over medium-high heat until lightly browned, about 1 minute. Add hearts of palm mixture evenly to each roll and serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

713 Calories
34g Fat
91g Carbs
18g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 2
Calories 713
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 34g 44%
Saturated Fat 6g 28%
Sodium 2157mg 94%
Total Carbohydrate 91g 33%
Dietary Fiber 12g 43%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 18g
Vitamin C 61mg 304%
Calcium 363mg 28%
Iron 11mg 63%
Potassium 741mg 16%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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