Pomegranate-Pepper Preserves


Perfect for an appetizer party, chopped apple simmered with pomegranate juice creates flavor-packed preserves to share or serve with cheese, crackers, or fruit.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
1-1/2 cups


  • ½ cup pomegranate juice

  • 1 ½ cup pomegranate seeds (from 1 large pomegranate)

  • 1 ¼ cup granulated sugar

  • 1 medium tart cooking apple, cored, and chopped

  • ½ - 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper


  1. In a saucepan heat pomegranate juice to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer 3 to 5 minutes or until reduced to 1/4 cup. Add remaining ingredients; return to boiling. Reduce heat. Boil gently, uncovered, for 20 to 25 minutes, stirring occasionally, until liquid portion is consistency of honey (mixture will thicken as it cools). Remove pan from heat; cool completely. Transfer preserves to a covered container; refrigerate up to 1 month. Makes 1-1/2 cups (12, 2-tablespoon servings).

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

98 Calories
25g Carbs
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 98
% Daily Value *
Sodium 1mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 25g 9%
Total Sugars 25g
Vitamin C 2.4mg 12%
Iron 0.2mg 1%
Potassium 64mg 1%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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