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Recipe Amber K. Stott
Persimmon Pomegranate Salsa

Persimmon Pomegranate Salsa

The holiday season is all about amazing food! This Persimmon Pomegranate Salsa is a healthy snack for kids, and a perfect side dish to serve at your upcoming holiday party.

Yield: 2 cups salsa

Persimmon Pomegranate Salsa


  • 2 small carrots, or 1 cup, grated
  • 1 jalapeño, finely diced
  • 1/2 cup cilantro, chopped
  • 1 Fuyu persimmon, finely diced
  • 3 Tablespoons pomegranate seeds
  • 1 Tablespoon lime juice
  • Pinch cinnamon

Instructions for Adults:

Dice the jalapeno and persimmon. Slice open the pomegranate. Cut a lime in half. Assist your child to prep the other ingredients. 

Instructions for Kids:

Use a box grater to grate the carrots. Tear the cilantro with your hands into small pieces. Use your hands to wiggle the pomegranate seeds (like a loose tooth) to remove from the inside of the fruit. Squeeze the lime and measure 1 Tablespoon of juice. 

Place all the ingredients in a small bowl and stir to combine. Serve with tortilla chips.


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