Healthy Pomegranate Recipes
- Barley & Wild Rice Pilaf with Pomegranate Seeds
- Campari, Grapefruit & Pomegranate Cocktail
- Chicken Tagine with Pomegranates
- Endive & Pomegranate Salad
- Endive & Watercress Salad
- Pomegranate-Glazed Turkey with Roasted Fennel
- Pomegranate Cosmos
- Pomegranate Poached Pears
- Pork Roast with Walnut-Pomegranate Filling
- Quinoa Salad with Oranges, Beets & Pomegranate
- Winter Fruit Salad
- Vanilla-Pomegranate Parfaits
What you get
High in fiber, vitamin C and potassium, pomegranates are also high in polyphenols, a type of antioxidant that has been linked with reduced risk of heart disease and some cancers.
- Shopping Tips
- Look for pomegranates that feel heavy for their size, indicating particularly juicy fruit.
- Pomegranates are picked ripe, so the fruit is ready to enjoy when you buy it.
- Pomegranates should have soft, leathery skin that gives slightly when pressed; avoid fruit with shriveled skin.
- Storage Tips
- Store pomegranates at room temperature for up to 3 weeks or refrigerate for up to 2 months.
- Pomegranate seeds and juice can be frozen for up to 6 months.
The pomegranate has made numerous appearances in religious literature and some scholars believe that the pomegranate was the original “forbidden fruit.”