Sweet persimmon, serrano ham & rocket salad
Prep 15 mins | Serves 4 as a side dish or light starter
3 firm sweet persimmons
50g baby rocket leaves
100g thinly sliced serrano ham (or use prosciutto)
1/3 cup chopped walnuts, toasted
75g Persian or marinated feta, drained and roughly crumbled
White balsamic dressing:
1 tbs white balsamic vinegar
3 tbs extra-virgin olive oil
½ tsp Dijon mustard
Step 1 Using a V-slicer or sharp knife, slice the sweet persimmons into very thin rounds. Arrange persimmons, rocket and serrano ham on a large serving platter.
Step 2 To make white balsamic dressing, combine all ingredients in a screw-top jar. Season with salt and pepper. Shake until well combined.
Step 3 Drizzle the dressing over the salad, sprinkle with walnuts and feta and serve.
Good for you ... Sweet Persimmons
A good source of vitamin C which contributes to the normal functioning of the body’s immune system.
Provides dietary fibre, which helps the intestine function normally.
A source of carotenoids, including cryptoxanthin and also beta carotene which the body converts to vitamin A. This vitamin is needed for normal vision.