How to Peel a Pomegranate

As nutritious and beautiful looking pomegranate is, the only problem is getting those delicious seeds out can be a real pain. Pomegranate is a fresh produce which can be delicious in juice, in salads and on our meat dinner.  So to learn the tricks to peeling a pomegranate without staining your fingers or making mess on your kitchen counter, these four steps below will lighten the load in the kitchen:

STEP 1: SCORE THE FRUIT INTO QUARTERS

Use a paring knife to carefully slice the pomegranate into segments.

STEP 2: BREAK THE POMEGRANATE INTO FOUR PIECES

Tear the fruit apart with your hands.

STEP 3: PLACE THE QUARTERED FRUIT IN A BOWL OF WATER

Use your fingers to separate the seeds from the flesh under water. (Optional extra step: Marvel at how easy it is to do this.)

STEP 4: USE A SIEVE OR SLOTTED SPOON TO REMOVE THE SEEDS

And that’s it. Enjoy those delicious ruby gems in a variety of delicious pomegranate recipes.

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