Skip Nav
Original Recipes
Make This Oreo Cookie Dough in Just 5 Minutes!
Food Reviews
Updated! Pick Up This, Not That: Trader Joe's New February Foods
Get the Dish
Make Your Own McDonald's Oreo Tiramisu and Experience the Magic

Taste Autumn With a Colorful Salad

I know I just said that I don't eat the seeds of pomegranates, but after the vast majority of you said "Why bother?" I proceeded to give it another try. Guess what? It's not so bad — it lends a textural crunch and grittiness that needs some getting used to, but I'm starting to like it.

I decided to embrace the seeds by tossing together a simple and straightforward Fall fruit salad. The result was a brilliantly-colored melange of persimmons, pomegranates, onions, and spinach with an equally bright flavor profile. To get excited for the season,

.

Persimmon and Pomegranate Salad

Persimmon and Pomegranate Salad

Persimmon and Pomegranate Salad

Ingredients

  1. 8 cups torn spinach leaves
  2. 3 Fuyu persimmons, cut into thin slices
  3. 1 small red onion, thinly sliced
  4. 3 tablespoons sherry vinegar
  5. 7 tablespoons olive oil
  6. Salt and pepper
  7. Seeds from 1 large pomegranate

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine spinach, persimmons, and onion.
  2. Whisk together vinegar and oil. Toss with salad. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Sprinkle with pomegranate seeds and serve.

Makes 8 servings.


Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image
Around The Web
Join The Conversation
Swedeybebe Swedeybebe 7 years
I made this last night... what a gorgeous salad! I didn't have any sherry vinnegar so i substituted with red wine vinnegar, and then added about a tablespoon of brown sugar. I made this with your recent roasted chicken recipe, they tasted great together.
Drewsfan Drewsfan 8 years
Such a beautiful salad!
Soniabonya Soniabonya 8 years
i love the colors to it! i am so giving this a try. i already have poms and persimmons on hand just need the spinach. (didn't know what i was going to do with the persimmons. . .) :)
ilanac13 ilanac13 8 years
i love how open you are to trying new things - you're a better person than i....since if i don't like something, it takes a lot for me to give it another try. i do LOVE the way that this salad looks though. it's soo pretty and bright and perfect for the season.
Catsparella Catsparella 8 years
I love pomegranate seeds in salad! They're the perfect combination of savory and sweet when dressed with olive oil and balsamic vinegar.
NatashaAlexis NatashaAlexis 8 years
Look so good, and I'm up for just about anything that will get me to eat more veggies. That includes fruit.
Mesayme Mesayme 8 years
not for me...I like fruit and salad separate.
ditorres ditorres 8 years
looks scrumptious to me... i believe anything can go on a salad. It makes a salad soooo much more interesting.
GlowingMoon GlowingMoon 8 years
That looks tasty to me. The colors are amazing! :)
bikinib7 bikinib7 8 years
that looks soooo good.
foxie foxie 8 years
*cringe* I'm in the fruit-doesn't-go-on-salads camp.
Cheap and Easy Gwyneth Paltrow Salad Recipe
Ham and Cheese Pinwheels Recipe
Latin Black Bean Salad Recipes
What Is an Instant Pot?
Oreo Cookie Shot Glasses
One-Pan Recipes
Roast Cauliflower With Breadcrumbs and Parmesan

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

From Our Partners
Latest Food
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds