Persimmon Salad with Yogurt Sauce

Persimmon Salad with Yogurt Sauce

  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 5 min
  • Total: 15 min
  • Serving: 4 Servings

Persimmons are a kind of red or orange fruit that resemble large tomatoes. Its sweet flesh makes it a delicious addition to salads.


  • 2 tablespoons minced shallot
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 medium-large persimmon, firm and slightly under-ripe
  • 5 tablespoons plain full-fat Greek yogurt
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint


  1. Place the olive oil in a sauté pan over medium heat. Add the shallots and the ginger and sauté for 5 minutes. Set aside.
  2. In the meantime, trim the persimmon, peel and then cut into thin pieces. Place the persimmon into a bowl along with the chopped mint.
  3. Top the persimmon mixture with the sautéed shallot mixture, the yogurt, soy sauce and a few grinds of fresh pepper. Toss well to combine and then serve immediately.


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