Salad of Frisee, Radicchio, Pears, Pomegranate and Persimmons

Total Time: 35 min
Prep: 20 min
Cook: 15 min
Yield: 6 servings

1/2 cup dry Riesling or Gewurztraminer
1 tablespoon sherry vinegar
3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
2 large bunches frisee, ends trimmed
1 small head radicchio, torn into 2-inch pieces
1 Fuyu persimmon, cut into thin slices
1 Red Bartlett pear, halved, cored, and cut into thin slices
6 figs, halved
1 small pomegrante, peeled, seeds removed and separated
1/2 cup walnut halves, toasted

In a small saucepan over high heat, reduce the wine until 1 to 2 tablespoons remain. Let cool.

In a small bowl, whisk together the vinegar, reduced wine, and olive oil and, season, to taste, with salt and pepper. Place the frisee, radicchio, persimmon slices, pear slices, and figs in a bowl.

Add the vinaigrette and gently toss together. Place on individual salad plates. Garnish with pomegranate seeds and walnut halves and serve immediately.

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