Pomegranates. This jewel-toned fruit of fall bursts with sweet-tart flavor that enlivens salads and more! From breakfast to cocktails and dinner to dessert, here are six of my favorite pomegranate recipes.
1. Steel-Cut Oats with Orange, Pomegranate Seeds, Pepitas, and Maple Syrup
Sweet-tart fruits add jolts of flavor to chewy steel-cut oatmeal. Get the recipe from Martha Stewart.
2. Spinach Pomegranate Salad with Pears and Hazelnuts
Pears and pomegranate seeds and juice flavor this tasty fall starter. Get the recipe from Williams Sonoma.
3. Cranberry-Pomegranate Margarita
Pomegranate is one of the best cocktail ingredients I know, offering tartness and tang to balance a drink’s sweetness, deep flavor that stands up to booze. This margarita is just right for Thanksgiving or any autumn occasion. Get the recipe from Taste of Home.
Pomegranate juice and red wine compose a rich ruby-red sauce for tender beef short ribs. Garnish with jewel-like pomegranate seeds just before serving — they give tang and color and make the dish look fancy in a flash. Get the recipe from Martha Stewart.
5. Roasted Vegetables with Pomegranate Vinaigrette
Roasted fennel, carrots, and sweet potatoes get a sophisticated finish from a tart pomegranate dressing. Get the recipe here.
6. Apple and Pomegranate Tart Tartine
Pomegranate juice adds tartness to this famous French dessert. Find the recipe here.
Do you have other pomegranate recipes that you enjoy? Share in the comments!