Fresh Pomegranate Recipes

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Bursting with a juicy, tart sweetness, fresh pomegranate seeds add flavor and texture to any dish or sauce. In season from late November through January, pomegranates star in our roundup of delicious dinner and dessert recipes.

Wilted Chicken Salad with Pomegranate Dressing

Take sizzling chicken salad to new heights of deliciousness by adding in red onions that have been simmered in pomegranate juice and red wine vinegar. Pomegranate seeds and toasted almonds lend crunchy texture to this healthy dinner salad recipe.

Cheddar-Crusted Apple-Pomegranate Galette

Welcome the holiday season with a divine apple tart featuring hints of pomegranate syrup and apricot preserves. Every bit of warm sugared apples and crunchy pomegranate seeds will be bursting with juicy flavor that plays off of the savory white cheddar crust.

Lemon-Dill Bulgur Salad with Salmon

Bulgur, a natural whole grain found in many Mediterranean dishes, adds nutty flavor to this hearty salmon salad. A sprinkling of pomegranate seeds and pine nuts gives this healthy dish its satisfying crunch.

Pomegranate Pavlova with Pistachios & Honey

Pavlova, a meringue dessert named after Russian ballet dancer Anna Pavlova, features a crispy crust and a soft marshmallow-like inside. We've coated ours in curls of whipped cream, then dressed it up in pistachios, pomegranate seeds, and a drizzle of decadent pomegranate sauce.

Banana-Clementine Wacky Cake with Pomegranate Sauce

Tart pomegranate sauce takes our wacky cake over the top. This glossy fruit glaze, made with jelly, crunchy pomegranate seeds, and fresh clementine juice, pairs beautifully with moist banana cake.

Pomegranate Green Salad

Dijon mustard, red wine vinegar, and mashed pomegranate seeds make a classy dressing for any bed of greens. Sprinkle on shaved Parmesan cheese for a sharp creaminess, then toss in a few honey-roasted nuts for some crunch.

Sweet Ginger Roots

A splash of pomegranate juice and grated fresh ginger transform beets and carrots into a sweet and zippy side dish that everyone at your holiday table will enjoy.

Persimmon, Blood Orange & Pomegranate Salad

Fuyo persimmons, high in vitamin C, add a burst of tang to this colorful fruit salad, while pomegranate seeds add bright flavor and crunch. If you can't find persimmons at your local grocery store, use papayas or mangoes instead.

Almond-Tangerine Panna Cotta

Smooth almond panna cotta, a classic Italian dessert made with creamy milk and gelatin, gets a healthy makeover with the help of protein-rich Greek yogurt. Best of all, we've topped it off with a drizzle of our homemade pomegranate-citrus sauce.

Seared Scallops & Baby Spinach with Spiced Pomegranate Glaze

The secret to our sweet and savory scallops lies in the rich pomegranate glaze featuring hits of honey, cinnamon, and coriander. Serve on a bed of baby spinach for a dish that makes any meal a special occasion.

Papaya-Pomegranate Guacamole

Scoop up a new kind of guacamole at your next holiday fiesta. Our 30-minute recipe features fresh veggies, pomegranate seeds, and serrano chile peppers for a bit of heat.

Cherry-Pomegranate Chutney

A plethora of spices infuses our sweet fruit chutney with rich, warm flavor. Serve atop crackers along with blue cheese or Gouda for a holiday appetizer recipe that's simple and delicious.

Pomegranate Rice

Refresh your holiday spread by upping the wow factor of plain white rice by adding pomegranate seeds. With just a few simple ingredients, you'll have an easy dish that's sure to impress.

Pomegranate Cheesecake

Sink your teeth into cool, creamy vanilla cheesecake this holiday season. Ours is packed with brown sugary goodness and drizzled in a decadent pomegranate glaze.

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