Looking for a fruit that's delicious, healthy and historic? Look no further than the pomegranate!
- Pomegranates are packed with flavor: the seeds are crunchy & tasty and the juice is tart & luxurious.
- Pomegranates packed with nutrients: plenty of Vitamin C, B-Vitamins, Potassium and Fiber.
- And pomegranates are packed with history: in Greek mythology, Hades tricked Persephone into eating 6 pomegranate seeds when she was his prisoner in the underworld, so we get 6-months of cold weather each year. Oops!
- Pomegranates also feature prominently in Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Now that's a famous fruit!
Once you've harvested some fresh, vibrantly-red pomegranate seeds or bought some antioxidant-rich pomegranate juice, which delicious recipes should you make? FoodPair to the rescue! We've culled through thousands of years of dishes to present our 6 favorites. Enjoy!
Persimmon-Pomegranate Fruit Salad
A delicious fruit salad is good for breakfast, lunch or snack!
Ingredients in this recipe: honey, mint, lemon juice, pomegranate seeds, Fuyu persimmon, Fuji apple
Mediterranean Salad with Prosciutto and Pomegranate
Pomegranate seeds are a great salad-toppers.
Ingredients in this recipe: prosciutto, arugula, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, mint, scallion, pomegranate seeds, kosher salt, fennel
Warm Shredded Lamb Salad with Mint and Pomegranate
This warm & savory is salad is a great and hearty meal.
Ingredients in this recipe: garlic, mint, shallot, carrot, pomegranate seeds, water, lamb shoulder, sea salt
Grilled Eggplant with Pomegranate Vinaigrette
Use pomegranate molasses for a fantastic dressing.
Ingredients in this recipe: eggplant, cilantro, olive oil, shallot, pomegranate seeds, salt, black pepper, pomegranate molasses
No-Churn Pomegranate Ice Cream
We'd never forget about dessert. Try making no-churn ice cream today!
Ingredients in this recipe: lime, cream, pomegranate juice & seeds, powdered sugar
Sweet Yogurt Sundae with Saffron and Pomegranate
We love this modern, Indian-inspired dessert.
Ingredients in this recipe: honey, yogurt, nutmeg, kiwifruit, pomegranate seeds, saffron, ground cardamom
Let’s get cooking (and eating)!
Any other favorite ingredients you'd like us to highlight? Post them in the comments section or on our Facebook page!