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Pomegranate Fruit Salad Platter

Recipe: 1 Pineapple, sliced into rounds 3 oranges, sliced into rounds 1 ripe mango, diced Seeds from 1/2 pomegranate fresh mint leaves Dressing: juice from half a lemon 1 tablespoon of honey Slice all fruit and arrange on a platter. Sprinkle with pomagranate arals. Mix the dressing of honey and lemon juice together, and sprinkle […]

Pomegranate & Apple Salad

Ingredients: Seeds of 1 pomegranate 1 apple, diced 1/4 Cup sligthly toasted walnuts 1 head of red leaf lettuce, or equivalent amount of field greens 1 rib of celery, chopped 2 tablespoons of orange juice or lemon juice 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 teaspoon honey Directions: Wash and dry fruit and vegetables. Chop apple, walnuts, […]

Pomegranate, Fennel & Apple Salad

2 fennel bulbs, sliced crosswise into thin stripps 2 apples, cored and sliced. peeling optional seeds of half of a large pomegranate Juice of ½ a lemon 3 tablespoons olive oil 11/2 tablespoon honey Directions: For the dressing, mix together honey, lemon and olive oil. Put apples, fennel and pomegranate in a bowl. Distribute evenly, […]

Pomegranate Salad with Candied Walnuts

6 cups greens, such as arugala or romaine 2 pears, thinly sliced, skin on Seeds from 1/2 pomegranate 1 /2 cups of candied walnuts pomegranate vinaigrette: 1 garlic clove, smashed and made into a paste 1 shallot, minced 1/2 cup pomegranate juice 1/2 olive oil 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon zesty honey mustard fresh […]

Pomegranate Quinoa Salad

Salads don’t get much tastier or healthier than this! This pomegranate salad makes an excellent lunch, is great for picnics, or is a wonderful alongside grilled lamb or beef.

The Pomegranate Juice Recipe You Have to Read!

So….you want to make pomegranate juice?  Then I have the perfect recipe for here.  Here’s how it goes.  You start with 1 pomegranate.  Yes, just one.  That’s all you need.  And then, you cut it in half.  Cut the half that doesn’t have the stem.  And then….you press it over your juicer.  Twist it around […]

Pomegranate Nutrition? The Lowdown on Pomegranate Health Info

You may have heard the rumor that pomegranate are nutritious.  You may have even heard that they have incredible antioxidant powers. But whats the truth?  The truth is that eating any kind of fruit is healthy.  The key is to munch on all kinds of delicious snacks.  If you want to be healthy that is.  […]

Pomegranate Antioxidant Powers

Here’s the lowdown on the antioxidants in pomegranates.   Sure, you may have heard they’re great for you.  They’ll cure heart disease, prevent cancer, and blah blah blah.  But guess what?  That’s only half true. In fact too many antioxidants can be bad for you.  (But don’t worry about that.)  If you’re really looking for the […]

Pomegranate Candles Smell Oh So Good!

If you like the taste of pomegranates, like candles, and have a possible interest in small flames, then you might be interested in pomegranate candles!  (Wink wink) Pomegranates are known for their abudunance of seeds, as well as their powers to bring you super-duper amounts fertility.  So burning this candle just might put things in […]

A Bit of Pomegranate Mythology

Pomegranates have a rich mythology, symbolizing birth, death, and even eternal life. With its bulging red seeds, pomegranates have captivated many civilizations throughout the ages. Iranians believe the forbidden fruit that tempted Eve in the Garden of Eden was in fact a Pomegranate. Ancient Egyptians were buried with pomegranates, and the prophet Mohammed believed it […]

Pomegranate Margaritas

Ingredients: 1 3/4 cups chilled Pomegranate juice Kosher salt 1 1/2 cups silver Tequila 1 cup Triple Sec 2/3 cup fresh lime juice Ice cubes 8 lime wedges, for garnish Directions: Pour 1/4 cup of pomegranate juice in a saucer and dip rims of glasses. Then dip moistened rims of glasses in kosher salt. Stir […]

Pomegranate Orange Pomtini

Ingredients: 1 1/2 Oz Pomegranate juice 1 1/2 Oz Vodka 1 Oz Orange juice Ice Fresh Pomegranate seeds for garnish Directions: Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker and shake. Strain and serve in a martini glass. Garnish with pomegranate seedss. Serves: 1 Did you know that Tomato juice is also a super healthy ingredient […]

Pomegranate Cosmo

Ingredients: ice cubes 1/4 Oz Rose’s Lime Juice 1 1/4 Oz Citron Vodka 1/4 Oz Triple Sec or Cointreau 1/4 oz Pomegranate Juice Directions: Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker and mix well. Strain and serve in a chilled martini glass.s Garnish with a twist of lime.

Ginger Pomegranate Champagne Cocktail

Ingredients: 1 cup Pomegranate juice 1 tablespoon sugar 1 1/2 inch-thick slice fresh ginger 4 tablespoons fresh orange juice 1 teaspoon of orange liqueur like Contreau or Grand Marnier 1 750-ml bottle brut Champagne or sparkling wine, chilled Directions: Combine pomegranate juice, sugar and ginger in a pan over high heat until mixture is reduced […]

Pomegranate Punch

Ingredients: 1 quart Pomegranate juice 2 quarts of carbonated or sparkling water 1 pint Vodka (an aged blended Whiskey may be substituted) Juice of 1 lemon orange slices for garnish Superfine Sugar, if desired Directions: Combine all ingredients in a punch bowl and stir. Add an ice ring to keep cool — may also be […]

Pomegranate Champagne Cocktail

Ingredients: 6 tbs Pomegranate syrup 1 bottle brut Champagne 6 lemon twists, optional Directions: Place one teaspoon of syrup at the bottom of each champagne flute or long-stemmed glass. Gently pour in champagne and garnish with a lemon twist, if desired. This pomegranate drink is perfect for brunch, a tea, or as a pre-dinner cocktail. […]

Pomegranate Manhattan

Ingredients: 1 1/2 Oz Bourbon 1 1/2 oz pure Pomegranate juice 1/2 tsp superfine sugar 2 dashes Angostura Bitters Directions: Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker and shake until the sugar has dissolved. Strain into a chilled martini glass and serve.

Pomegranate Daiquiri

Ingredients: 1 Oz Pomegranate Juice 1 1/2 Oz Rum 1/2 ounce maraschino liqueur 1 Oz fresh lime juice 1 Oz Simple Syrup Lime for garnish Directions: Mix all ingredients together over ice and serve in a stemmed glass. Garnish with a lime wedge. Serves: 1

Pomegranate Sangria

Ingredients: 1 bottle of red wine 1 8 ounce bottle of  Pomegranate Juice 1 cup of brandy 1 cup of orange liqueur (Cointreau or Grand Marnier) 1 orange, sliced into thin rounds 1/2 apple, sliced 1 lime, sliced fresh berries, if desired 12 ounces of club soda or sparkling water Directions: Wash and slice, apple, […]

Pomegranate Jelly

Ingredients: 4 cups pomegranate juice 3 tbls lemon juice 7 cups sugar 6 oz liquid pectin Directions: Bring pomegranate juice, lemon juice, sugar to a boil. Add pectin, boil 1 minute. Ladle into prepared jars, leaving 1/4 inch of room at the top. Adjust 2-piece caps. Process 5 minutes in boiling-water canner. Serves: 4 Pints

Pomegranate Vinaigrette

Ingredients: 5 Tablespoons of Pomegranate Juice 3 Tablespoons of Red Wine Vinegar 1 Small minced Shallot 1 Tablespoon of honey ¼ Cup of Olive Oil Salt and Pepper Directions: Combine Vinegar, Pomegranate Juice, Hone and Shallot. Mix well and let sit for 10 minutes. Whisk in Olive Oil and Salt and Pepper to taste. This […]

Pomegranate Melon Salad

Ingredients: Salad 1 Head of Radicchio 1 Bunch of Arugula 1 Bunch of Green Leaf Lettuce 2 Cups of sliced Cantaloupe 8 Slices of Prusciutto di Parma sliced or torn 1 Smallish Red Onion, finely chopped 1/2 of a fresh Pomegranate Dressing 2 tablespoons pomegranate juice 1 teaspoon lemon zest 1/4 cup red wine vinegar […]

Bosc Pears with Pomegranate Glaze

Ingredients: 3/4 cup dry red wine 3/4 cup pomegranate juice 1/4 cup sugar 1 cinnamon stick 3 teaspoons orange zest 6 Bosc pears with stems, peeled Directions: Preheat oven to 350°F. In saucepan add wine, pomegranate juice, sugar, cinnamon stick, and orange peel over medium heat, until sugar dissolves. Using small melon baller or paring […]

Pomegranate Orange Sorbet

Ingredients: 3/4 cup sugar 1/2 cup water 2 cups pure pomegranate juice 1 cup fresh squeezed orang juice 1 tablespoon zest from orange pell Mint sprigs and pomegranate seeds Directions: Dissolve sugar and water in a saucepan. Remove from heat and cool completely. Once cooled, add pomegranate juice, orange juiec and zest. Transfer mixture to […]

Pomegranate and Vodka Sorbet

Ingredients: 1 Cup Filtered Water 9 OZ Superfine Sugar 3 OZ Light Corn Syrup 1 3/4 Pomegranate Juice 3 OZ Vodka 3 Oz Lime Juice Directions: Simmer the water, sugar, light corn syrup. Stir until the sugar dissolves. Bring to a boil for 5 Minutes. Remove from heat and cool. Stir in vodka, pomegranate juice […]

Pomegranate Pistachio Couscous

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups water 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1 cup couscous 2 tablespoons chopped mint or cilantro 2 tablespoons chopped unsalted pistachios 1/4 cup pomegranate seeds 2 teaspoons lemon zest 1 tablespoon olive oil Directions: To boiling water add cinnamon, olive oil and salt. Stir in the couscous, cover and remove from the heat. Let […]

Easy Pomegranate Chicken

Ingredients: 2 tsp olive oil 1 1/2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken thighs 1 tbsp cumin 2 tsp cinnamon 2 tsp turmeric 1 tsp chili powder 1 medium onion, chopped 1/4 cup walnuts, ground into a paste 1 cup pomegranate juice Cilantro or mint for garnish 1 tsp of lemon zest or orange zest for added […]

Leg of Lamb With Pomegranate

Ingredients: 1 Medium Semi Boneless Leg of Lamb(2 – 3 lbs) 3 Cups Pomegranate juice 1/4 c Dijon Mustard 4 cloves of garlic, minced 1 Tablespoon of Rosemary, minced Directions: Combine juice, mustard, garlic and rosemary in a large bowl or dish. Mix Well. Place lamb in mixture and cover tightly. marinate for 2 days. […]

Grilled Chicken in a Pomegranate Marinade

Ingredients: 2 pound boneless chicken breasts and thighs 1 small onion, grated 3 large cloves garlic, minced 1/2 cup pomegranate molasses 1/4 cup dry red wine 1 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander 1 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves Pinch cayenne pepper 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup chopped coriander (cilantro) Directions: Rinse […]

Pomegranate Yogurt dip with Cilantro

Ingredients: 1 pomegranate 2 cups chilled plain yogurt, thick style or regular depending on taste 2 green onions, minced 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh cilantro Fresh mint sprigs, for garnish Directions: Gently mix yogurt, scallions and cilantro. Cut the pomegranate in half crosswise and remove seeds in sections, Pull the seeds off the membrane. Transfer […]

Pomegranate Muhammara

Ingredients: 2 large red bell peppers 2/3 cup fine fresh bread crumbs 1/3 finely chopped walnuts 3 large garlic cloves, minced and mashed to a paste with 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 2 teaspoons pomegranate molasses 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon dried hot red pepper flakes 1 tablespoon plain yogurt 1/4 […]

Fruit Salad with Pomegranates

Ingredients: 1 1/2 Tsp. white wine vinegar 1/4 tsp. salt 1/8 tsp. black pepper 1/8 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes 3 tbsp – 1/4 cup olive oil 1 1/2 quarts of salad greens 2 oranges, peeled and sliced 4 kiwis, peeled and sliced 1 pomegranate, seeded Directions: Dressing: combine vinegar, salt, black pepper and red […]

Coconut Shrimp with Pomegranate Wasabi Dip

Ingredients: Shrimp: 1/2 lb jumbo shrhimp 1/2 cup milk 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup dry flake coconut, sweetened or unsweetened 1/4 tsp. salt Dip: 4 oz. pomegranate juice 2 Tbsp. brown sugar 2 Tbsp. red wine vinegar 1/4 tsp. wasabi paste Directions: Peel and devein the shrimp. Soak shrimp in milk in a bowl. […]

Bulgur & Pomegranate Salad

Ingredients: 3/4 Cup of coarsley chopped walnuts 1 cup bulgur 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 cup canned chickpeas, rinsed 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes 1 3/4 cup boiling water 1 lb cherry tomatoes, halved 1/3 cup torn mint leaves 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice salt and pepper 1 tablespoon pomegranate molasses Directions: Heat olive oil […]

Guacamole with Pomegranate

Ingredients: 1/3 cup white onions, finely chopped 2 serrano chiles, finely chopped, with seeds 1 teaspoon coarse salt 4 large ripe avacado 4 tablespoons fresh lime juice 3/4 cup pomegranate seeds 4 tablespoons cilantro Directions: In a food processor, grind onion, chiles, and salt and cilantro a coarse paste. Add paste to peeled, cored and […]

Fig and Pomegranate Tapanade

Ingredients: 8 ripe fresh figs, stemmed, halved 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 cup Kalamata olives, pitted, chopped 1 tablespoon salt cured capers 2 1/2 teaspoons pomegranate molasses 2 teaspoons chopped fresh rosemary 1/2 teaspoon red wine wine vinegar 1/2 cup walnuts, toasted, coarsely chopped Directions: Brush figs with olive oil. Roast figs under pre […]

Eggplant with Pomegranate Molasses

Ingredients: 2-3 Medium sized eggplants Juice of 1 Lemon 1 Tbsp Pomegranate Molasses 2-3 garlic cloves, crushed 4 tbsp Olive Oil 2 Tbsp flat leaf parsley, chopped Seeds from a fresh Pomegranate Directions: 1. Pre-heat oven temp to 475 F. Wash the eggplant, dry them, and then prick their skin with a fork or the […]

Pomegranate Martini

Add a healthy dose of antioxidants to your martini with a dash pomegranate juice! Pomegranate Martini Recipe 2 Oz Pomegranate Juice 2 Oz Vodka 1/4 Oz Simple Syrup Directions: Combine pomegranate juice, vodka and simple syrup in a cocktail shaker. Shake with ice. Strain and serve. Garnish with a lemon twist. For something different try […]

Pomegranate Sorbet for Summer

Now that warmer weather is upon us (at least for the lucky ones!) sorbet is an ideal dessert.  It is refreshing, simple, and it won’t heat up your kitchen to an overwhelming degree.  Moreover, because sorbet is a frozen dessert, you can pop it out from the freezer any time for your lucky guests! Pomegranate […]

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