Step-by-step guide: how to remove pomegranate seeds
1. Cut your pomegranate in half along its circumference.
2. Taking one half at a time, and working over a bowl, squeeze the fruit to loosen the seeds.
3. Bash the top of the pomegranate with a wooden spoon to release all the seeds.
4. Why not use your newfound skill in the recipe below?
QUINOA, HERB AND POMEGRANATE SALAD
20 minutes, serves 2, easy
vegetable stock cube ½
pine nuts 75g
pomegranate 1, seeds removed
mint a small handful, chopped
coriander a small handful, chopped
lime 1, juiced
extra-virgin olive oil
Cook the quinoa according to pack instructions adding the vegetable stock cube to the cooking water. Leave to cool, then break up with a fork.
Meanwhile, toast the pine nuts in a dry frying pan until lightly golden. Mix the pine nuts, pomegranate seeds, herbs, lime juice and 4 tbsp oil through the quinoa.
kcals 731, protein 17.1g, carbohydrate 51.9g, fat 52.1g, saturated fat 6g