Persimmon and Arugula Salad With Pomegranate Seeds, Mint, and Feta Recipe

Persimmons lend a seasonal touch to a fall salad with arugula, pomegranate seeds, mint and feta. . Jennifer Olvera

Colorful, multi-textured and full of flavor, this seasonal salad combines sweet, tender persimmons with peppery arugula, crunchy pomegranate seeds, mint and salty feta. A light red wine vinaigrettes ties everything together.

When preparing the persimmons, you can peel the skin using a vegetable peeler, and discard the top and bottoms prior to slicing.

Recipe Details

Persimmon and Arugula Salad With Pomegranate Seeds, Mint, and Feta Recipe

Active 10 mins
Total 10 mins
Serves 4 to 6 servings


  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar

  • 1/2 cup olive oil

  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

  • 3 Fuyu persimmons

  • 1/4 cup pomegranate seeds

  • 4 cups baby arugula

  • 1 1/2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh mint leaves

  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta


  1. Whisk red wine vinegar and olive oil in a small bowl. Season with salt and pepper and whisk again.

  2. Trim persimmon tops and ends, and peel skin using a vegetable peeler. Halve and cut persimmons into thin slices.

  3. Place persimmons in a large bowl along with pomegranate seeds, arugula, mint, and feta. Toss with vinaigrette, garnish with cracked black pepper, and serve immediately.

Special equipment

Vegetable peeler

Nutrition Facts (per serving)
246 Calories
20g Fat
18g Carbs
2g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4 to 6
Amount per serving
Calories 246
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20g 25%
Saturated Fat 3g 17%
Cholesterol 6mg 2%
Sodium 133mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 18g 6%
Dietary Fiber 4g 13%
Total Sugars 12g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 9mg 46%
Calcium 63mg 5%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 215mg 5%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)