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Persimmon Wild Rice Salad and Maple Dressing

A tasty, healthy side side dish

Throwing together nutrient-rich ingredients has never been so easy and delicious. Pair this with lean turkey and you have the perfect combination of protein, fiber, carbohydrates, and healthy fats.


For the dressing:

  • Cup olive oil
  • 3 Tablespoons maple syrup
  • 2 Tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 2 Tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 Tablespoon shallot, minced
  • 1 Teaspoon fresh lemon zest
  • Teaspoon pepper

For the salad:

  • 3 Cups cooked wild rice
  • Cup arugula
  • 2 Fuyu persimmon
  • Cup shelled pistachios
  • Cup maple dressing


For the dressing:

Combine all the dressing ingredients together in a jar with a tight fitting lid and shake vigorously. Store in the pantry.

For the salad:

Toss the salad ingredients together and add the dressing.