Persimmon & Arugula Salad

Preparation info

  • Makes

    6

    Servings
    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Thanksgiving: Recipes for a Holiday Meal

Thanksgiving

By Lou Seibert Pappas

Published 2011

  • About

The addition of bright orange persimmons lends an autumnal touch to this salad of peppery arugula and creamy goat cheese. Buy Fuyu persimmons, which are firmer and smaller than the soft Hachiya.

Ingredients

  • Slivered blanched almonds, ½ cup
  • Balsamic vinegar, 2 tablespoons
  • Dijon mustard,

Method

Preheat the oven to 350°F. Spread the almonds on a small, shallow pan and toast, stirring once or twice to prevent scorching, until fragrant and slightly darkened, 8–10 minutes. Pour onto a plate to cool.

In a small bowl, whisk together the vinegar and mustard until blended. Wh