Not just juice: 10 recipes to better enjoy the pomegranate fruit

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Recipes with pomegranate. We had already explained how to shell the pomegranate and how to prepare the pomegranate juice (a normal juicer is enough). But beyond pomegranate juice - still excellent and rich in vitamins and antioxidants - what can we prepare with the grains of this precious fruit?



We have already explained to you how to shell the pomegranate e how to make pomegranate juice (a normal juicer is enough). But beyond the juice of pomegranate (or pomegranate) - still excellent and rich in vitamins and antioxidants - what can we prepare with the grains of this precious fruit? We have collected ten for you recipes which see the pomegranate as protagonist both in the form of juice and above all thanks to its ruby-colored grains. Do not forget that pomegranate is an excellent ally for health. For example, pomegranate is a heart-friendly food: Helps to reduce the build-up of plaque in the arteries and lower blood pressure levels. Here are ten for you recipes with pomegranate all to be experimented to bring new flavors to the table.



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Pomegranate smoothie

To prepare yours pomegranate smoothie for 2 people combined in the glass of the blender 300 ml of pomegranate juice - to be obtained by squeezing the fruits with a normal citrus juicer -, 1 banana cut into slices, 125 gr of natural vegetable yogurt and 100 grams of apple or berries. Blend until smooth and garnish each glass with a few pomegranate grains.

Pomegranate jam without added sugar

The pomegranate jam is very simple to prepare, this recipe involves using only the juice, without added sugar and without artificial thickeners. Sweetened only with a little bit of stevia and therefore also suitable for those suffering from diabetes. Here you will find the complete recipe.

Pudding with pomegranate and chia seeds

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To prepare a pomegranate pudding suitable for breakfast or as a dessert you will be served coconut milk, coconut flour, chia seeds, pomegranate seeds, grated lemon zest, agave syrup or other natural sweetener, vanilla extract and garnish elements such as chocolate chips, mixed berries or chopped nuts. THU the complete recipe.

Pomegranate rice

You can prepare a tasty Pomegranate rice in a few minutes. The procedure is that of the classic risotto, the only precaution is to combine the juice of a pomegranate with rice just roasted in oil and onion; once it has evaporated, some broth is added until the rice is cooked. Then add some whole pomegranate grains and that's it. THU a recipe to inspire you.



Cous cous with pistachios and pomegranate

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An unexpected combination is given by pomegranate grains accompanied by pistachios to be used as ingredients for the preparation of an excellent couscous to be served hot as a first course. Here are all the ingredients for the preparation of couscous with pomegranate and pistachios. THU the complete recipe.

Quinoa with pomegranate and black cabbage

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La Quinoa it is perfect for preparing single dishes or salads with a winter flavor. You can combine it with pomegranate and black cabbage cut into strips, raw or sautéed. In this way you will get a rich and tasty dish, suitable for autumn and winter THU the complete recipe.

Red cabbage and pomegranate salad

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Red cabbage and pomegranate are two foods rich in antioxidants. They are perfect for preparing an excellent one Winter salad, to be seasoned with a little orange juice. You can combine the ingredients with carrots cut into julienne strips, chopped almonds, raisins, mandarin wedges, radicchio cut into strips. It will be a really tasty dish, also excellent to be served in small glasses as an aperitif.

Apple and pomegranate strudel

Pomegranate is the perfect ingredient to vary the classic strudel and to enrich it with flavor. For the filling of the strudel you can combine pomegranate grains with apples and also add pine nuts, cinnamon, nutmeg and fruit jam of your choice. THU the complete recipe to prepare it pomegranate strudel.



Pomegranate tartlets

Here is a last original idea to use pomegranate in the kitchen for the preparation of desserts. its beans are perfect for garnishing homemade tartlets, which you will fill with vegetable-based lemon cream, always strictly homemade. THU the complete recipe with ingredients and procedure.

Pomegranate muesli

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To prepare yours homemade muesli to combine with a cup of almond, oat or rice milk, or with vegetable yogurt, you can combine pomegranate grains with whole grain flakes, sultanas, almonds, hazelnuts, chia seeds, sunflower seeds, pumpkin and hemp, and other seasonal fruit. It will be a truly energetic breakfast.

Marta Albè

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