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Pomegranate Paradise

By M. Elise Giller 11.16.16

Health experts have long touted the benefits of the pomegranate, with its nutrients that help ward off heart disease and afflictions involving the immune system. But in this case, what’s good for you can also be delicious! In honor of National Pomegranate Month, we’ve come up with a few tricks for mixing this flavorful fruit into recipes besides just your morning juice. Read on to find a new favorite.

Pomegranate Rice

Transform a boring side dish into an unusual feast by mixing warm, cooked rice with chopped pecans, pomegranate seeds, and a light dressing of lemon juice, maple syrup, and olive oil. The crunch from the nuts and fruit and nourishing warmth of the grains are irresistible.

Cranberry-Pomegranate Sauce

Don’t go with the canned stuff! Instead, celebrate the season by combining two stellar fruits. Simply mix cranberries, sugar, and pomegranate juice over medium-low heat for slot gacor sweet bonanza 20 minutes, then refrigerate. Easy!

Moroccan Chicken Wings

You’ll love this exotic version of a classic. Rub chicken wings with a spice mixture (think cinnamon, onion powder, garlic powder, cayenne, and salt), then roast in the oven. While they’re cooking, make a glaze with pomegranate molasses (your local grocery store probably situs judi slot online jackpot besar carries it!), orange juice, sugar, and butter. Toss the wings in the sauce, and enjoy!

Pomegranate and Mint Sorbet

Tantalize your taste buds with this easy sorbet: Combine pomegranate juice and mint simple syrup with orange juice. Pour into an ice cream maker and freeze.

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