They make a pretty addition to seasonal salads and Christmas mains. But leading up to the big day, we show you how to easily remove pomegranate seeds from the fruit.
As well as adding their jewelled seeds to recipes, pomegranates also give dishes a nutritional boost. Find out the health benefits of pomegranates, below.
How to easily remove pomegranate seeds
Step 1: Use a wooden spoon to tap the pomegranate all over to help loosen the seeds.
Step 2: Use a sharp knife to carefully cut the pomegranate in half horizontally. Hold the pomegranate half over a bowl to catch the seeds. Use a wooden spoon to tap the pomegranate half to release the seeds.
Health benefits of pomegranates
Pomegranate seeds are delicious bursts of flavour but they’re also a surprising source of essential vitamins and nutrients. As well as providing vitamins C and B, pomegranate seeds are a good source of fibre. What these pretty seeds are most known for is their antioxidant levels that may be up to three times that of red wine or green tea.
Now that you know how to deseed them, and just how good they are for you, here are some delicious pomegranate recipes to try now…
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