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Butter Lettuce, Persimmon, Feta, And Hazelnut Salad

Fuyu persimmons are an inspired addition to winter salads. This one would make a lovely starter at Thanksgiving dinner.

Courses: Salads
Serves: 4 people

Recipe Ingredients

2 tablespoons 30mlSherry wine vinegar
1 tablespoon 15mlMinced shallot
1 1/2 teaspoons 7.5mlDijon mustard
1/3 cup 78mlOlive oil
1   Large head butter lettuce or Boston lettuc - torn bite size
3   Firm-but-ripe Fuyu persimmons - peeled, halved, (medium)
  And sliced
1/2 cup 73g / 2.6ozCrumbled feta cheese
1/4 cup 36g / 1.3ozChopped toasted hazelnuts

Recipe Instructions

Combine vinegar, shallot, and mustard in small bowl. Gradually whisk in oil. Season dressing with salt and pepper.

Place lettuce in large bowl; toss with dressing. Gently toss in persimmons, cheese, and nuts. Season salad to taste with salt and pepper.

This recipe yields 4 servings.

Bon Appetit, November 2004


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