Friday, November 30, 2012

80--- Persimmon Salad with Pomegranate Vinaigrette

Persimmons take the stage once again.  They are not an overly sweet fruit, so they make a perfect addition to a wintery salad. Add some pomegranate and POOF you have a holiday staple.

Persimmon Salad with Pomegranate Vinaigrette
Serves 2

1 cup fresh arugula leaves
1 cup fresh baby spinach leaves
1 persimmon, sliced
1 Tbsp pine nuts
1 oz crumbled goat cheese

2 Tbsp pomegranate seeds
1 tsp extra virgin olive oil
1 tsp red wine vinegar
1/4 tsp salt
Dash fresh ground black pepper

Toss together salad ingredients in a large bowl.

In a mason jar, muddle pomegranate seeds until juice is released.  Add in remaining ingredients and shake to mix.

Pour dressing over salad and toss to coat.


Nutrition Info per 1 serving: 186 calories, 9 g fat (3 g monounsaturated, 2 g polyunsaturated), 5 g protein, 20 g carbohydrates, 5.5 g fiber


  1. I've never had a persimmon. I don't think I've ever seen one in a grocery store??? Hmmm. I'm going to have to look into this!

  2. I'm getting a persimmon in my CSA box...excited!