• Serves 4
  • 5 minutes
  • Difficulty Easy
  • 6 Ingredients


This persimmon salad can be served as a light meal or entree. You can add some cooked prawns for a simple variation.

In season from late February to early June, persimmons are visually stunning and packed full of natural sweetness, making them one of those special gifts of nature that will tantalise your senses.

Ingredients (serves 4)

  • 2 sweet persimmons
  • 200g endive, radicchio or rocket salad
  • 1 cup parmesan shavings
  • 1/2 cup toasted almonds
  • olive oil and balsamic vinegar for serving
  • sea salt and cracked black pepper for serving


  1. Remove the stalk/calyx then peel and slice persimmons into thin pieces.
  2. Divide the salad and persimmon between four plates.
  3. Top with parmesan shavings, toasted almonds and drizzle with olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Season with salt and pepper to serve.


This recipe is courtesy of Persimmons Australia Inc.

  • Interesting recipe – will love to try this for a change!


  • I’ve never had persimmons before. Interesting.


  • Yum ! I’m not one who likes balsamic vinegar and olive oil on my salad, but that’s easy to leave out.


  • This looks like an interesting and yummy salad. I’ve never eaten persimmons so I’m not sure of flavour or what I should expect. Would perhaps prefer to try this kind of salad made for me first!!!


  • Sounds like a very tasty and healthy salad


  • A delicious salad for the Summer! Thanks!


  • Nice salad. I could have it for dinner.


  • This sounds very refreshing.


  • What a pity we still have to wait for a while to see persimmons on the market.


  • Not sure what persimmons are but love the rest of the recipe. Would try it.


  • I actually don’t know if I ever ate a persimmon ! Have to get one next week and try it out with my kiddo’s.


  • I have to say persimmons are the only fruit or veg I can say I honestly hate, I put it in my mouth and start dry retching, not sure why. Sorry to all those persimmon lovers (my hubby is one of them)


  • My husband loves persimmons – will have to do this for him.


  • I would love this


  • Looks nice and fresh and healthy thanks


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