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Butter Lettuce Salad with Persimmons and Radishes
© Dave Lauridsen

Butter Lettuce Salad with Persimmons and Radishes


This terrific, wine-friendly salad features a mix of persimmons, radishes, scallions and butter lettuce tossed with a warm pumpkin seed dressing.

  1. 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons pumpkin seed oil
  2. 3 tablespoons sherry vinegar
  3. Kosher salt
  4. Freshly ground pepper
  5. Two 10-ounce heads of butter lettuce, leaves torn into bite-size pieces
  6. 2 Fuyu persimmons, cut into wedges
  7. 1 1/2 cups thinly sliced radishes
  8. 1 cup thinly sliced red scallions or red onion
  1. In a bowl, whisk the pumpkin seed oil with the vinegar and season with salt and pepper. In a bowl, toss the lettuce with the persimmons, radishes and scallions. Serve the salad, passing the dressing at the table.

Suggested Pairing

Try a Sauvignon Blanc from Sonoma or Bordeaux.

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