Persimmon Salad with blood orange and avocado is a unique and delicious recipe for the fall. Persimmons are a fruit that originated from Japan and China and are found in our local grocery stores during the fall season. Persimmons are not only beautiful in appearance, but they are also a very delicious fruit. Slightly sweet in taste and soft in texture, this fruit has an overall mild impression. This salad is also a great source of vitamins and minerals, making it a healthy and delicious option.
Where do I find Persimmons?
Persimmons can be found at any major grocery store, but only when they are in season, which is from October to January.
What can you make with Persimmons?
Persimmons can be used in an array of different recipes. Some different options would be; fruit smoothies, jams, chutneys, and dessert. You could also take this recipe and change it a bit. Remove the citrus, add some prosciutto and burrata and you can have a completely different type of salad.
What can be served with this salad?
This salad would be great on the side of a white pizza, or any mild fish or chicken dish. If you want to eat this salad as a main dish you could serve it with a side of fresh Focaccia bread, corn bread, or crunchy French bread. This salad would also go great with pasta, preferably with a white sauce. The creaminess of the white sauce would balance the acidity and sweet flavors in the salad.
What you will need for this salad
- cutting board
- sharp knife
- serving platter or large salad bowl
- wooden spoons to toss the salad
- 2 Persimmon- sliced
- 2 Blood Oranges- peeled and sliced
- 1 shallot- sliced
- 1 avocado- peeled and sliced
- 2 cups mixed greens
- 1/4 cup lemon juice
- 1/2 cup olive oil
- 1 tsp coconut aminos
- 1 tsp seasoning salt
- 1 tsp ground pepper
- Place mixed greens in a serving platter and add persimmons, oranges, and shallots.
- Mix your olive oil, lemon juice, coconut aminos, and seasonings in a small bowl.
- Pour your salad dressing over the greens and fruit. Mix all ingredients together. Add your avocado last and mix again very lightly.
- Serve with crusty bread