32 Ways to Eat Pomegranate Seeds

Pomegranates provide the perfect burst of sweet flavor. Pair them with a meaty meal, top a salad with them or throw 'em in a festive cocktail. They work for winter holidays or hot summer days!

Sparkling Pomegranate Citrus Berry Punch

“Great guests with a beautiful and fragrant holiday cocktail. This punch can be prepared in advance, allowing for easy serving during celebrations.”


Cucumber, Pomegranate & Goat Cheese Appetizers

"These are amazing! I used a baguette and added a sprinkling of salt and fresh ground pepper."


Avocado Guacamole with Pomegranate & Pears

"This is delicious and looks colorful. We served it with rice crackers. I would make this again!”


Persian Pomegranate & Pistachio Meatballs

“A fascinating, unique recipe! We loved these flavorsome lamb meatballs as part of meze.”


Pomegranate & Almond Rice

"The rice was just excellent, and the addition of pomegranate seeds and almonds was perfect."


Oatmeal & Banana Pancakes With Pomegranate Syrup

"These were wonderful! I made them as written and added some pomegranate seeds to sprinkle on top because they're so pretty. A really special breakfast."


Pink Chocolate Pomegranate Candies

These perfect little party favors are made right in your ice cube tray!

Pomegranate Martini

“Wow, this is really good! You’re right, this is better than a cosmo! I’ll definitely be making these often.”

-Ginny Sue

Summer Salad With Broad Beans, Sweet Pomegranate & Quinoa

“A summer salad made with fresh seasonal vegetables like green garden peas, broad beans, tomatoes and pomegranate.”


Gluten-Free Pomegranate Shortbread

“I don’t think there’s something I love more than ‘pastafrolla.’ Maybe it’s because it’s the treat of my childhood, the main ingredient of my favorite pie or maybe because it’s actually just the best thing ever.”


Green Salad With Tangerines & Pomegranate Seeds

Try this salad as a healthy balance of salty and sweet. The crunch from the walnuts and the burst of sweet flavor from the pomegranate seeds make this one a winner.

Pomegranate Persimmon Salad With Warm Goat Cheese

"I absolutely love this! I made it for a dinner party with my friends and got the most rave reviews. It was the hit of the weekend and I had to make everyone copies of the recipe to take home.”


Green Salad With Pomegranate & Mandarin

"I enjoyed this bright crunchy salad! I used frozen seeds. As soon as pomegranates come into season, I buy extra just to freeze for when I find recipes like this in the off-season. This brightened up my menu.”


Pomegranate Balsamic Pork Roast

“A very good, flavorful sauce with tender pork. I will make this again.”

-Brian Holley

Spiced Pomegranate Punch

“Wow, another winner! I loved this warm, tart and spicy fruit drink. It was the perfect foil for a cold day. I garnished it with a cinnamon stick and candied ginger.”

-Baby Kato

Watermelon Salad With Pomegranate Vinaigrette

A sweet and savory salad that would be great as an appetizer for a dinner party. It’s both refreshing and satisfying.

Fesenjan-Inspired Pomegranate Meatballs

“I found this online when I was looking for recipes. I served them over Persian ‘Kateh’ with a crisp salad.”


Pomegranate Salad

“This super simple gluten-free Rosh Hashanah salad is best made just before serving so that it’s as fresh as possible. Let the sweet tartness of the pomegranate seeds enhance the bitter taste of greens.”

-Elanas Pantry

Christmas Deli Salad With Pomegranate, Parma Ham & Gorgonzola

“A fabulous wilted salad boasting with rich, festive colors. This is simply a wonderful salad for Christmas, New Year or the Thanksgiving family table.”

-French Tart

Fried Cauliflower With Tahini & Pomegranate Molasses

The pomegranate molasses is a two-for-one ingredient in this Lebanese-inspired dish. It provides both a sweet and tart flavor necessary for the earth flavors of cauliflower and tahini.

Pomegranate-Glazed Skirt Steak Fajitas

A delicious weeknight meal or weekend indulgence that balances with its depth of sweet and savory glaze, along with its spice rub and fixins to serve alongside.

Chocolate Pomegranate Seeds

“Delicious, easy, simple and healthy. The perfect food. This is definitely a keeper.”


Pomegranate Iced Tea

“Wow, what a fantastic iced tea! It was truly delicious. Another winner!”


Pomegranate Juice Reduction Sauce

"Wow, I loved this simple-to-make sauce. It was quick, easy to throw together and tastes amazing. I made it exactly as written and wouldn't change a thing.”

-Baby Kato

Pomegranate Pear Salad

"Healthy, delicious and colorful. The combination of flavors is very nice. We had ours for dessert tonight!”


Apple, Pomegranate & Wheat Berry Salad

"I made this for a Super Bowl party and it was a hit. The longer you can let the flavors meld in the fridge, the better."


Salad of Warm Butternut Squash, Pomegranate & Greens

"Excellent! I made it exactly as directed. Flavorful and healthy."


Pomegranate Blueberry Freeze

"Delicious and healthy! You can't beat that combination.”


Roast Cauliflower With Almond, Pomegranate Seeds & Tahini Sauce

“Delicious at room temperature or slightly warm. Don’t be alarmed if you find you can eat a whole head of roast cauliflower yourself. It’s surprisingly addictive.”


Autumn-Spiced Pound Cake with Pomegranate Glaze

“Thank god for modern day supermarkets because I can make this cake year-round! This combines some of my all-time favorites and it’s not too sweet. Perfect with a cup of coffee or tea.”


Pomegranate, Pear & Arugula Salad

"I used pomegranate molasses instead of honey and upped the sugar slightly. A refreshing salad to cheer up a winter day!"


Iraqi Vanilla Cake With Pomegranate Sauce

“This is a beautiful cake recipe from Iraq which is easy to make.”

-Um Safia