How to Get Those Pomegranate Seeds Out (Don't Be Scared)! by Beth Aldrich, CHC, AADP, CNT

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a year ago
How to Get Those Pomegranate Seeds Out (Don't Be Scared)!

Even though pomegranates are labor-intensive fruit, their juice seeds are so delicious and loaded with vitamin C and antioxidants that it's well worth the task. 

  • When selecting a pomegranate, look for deep, beet-red skin.
  • Store pomegranates on the counter, not the refrigerator. 
  • Eat the seeds raw in salads, on yogurt or ice cream, or in recipes or cocktails. 
  • Just 1/3 cup offers 3.5 grams of fiber, 205 mg of potassium and 1.5 grams of protein!

Now the most important part! To get the seeds out to enjoy, slice the pomegranate in half, squeeze out the juice and scrape out the contents and seeds with a spoon. Then, wriggle out the seeds by hand from the membrane. This is a fun, yet messy, task. 

Meredith Schneider
Yum! My favorite I always make such a mess taking it apart LOL!

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