27 Perfect Pomegranate Recipes

Put your passion for pomegranates to the test with new ways to use their seeds and juice! Here are 27 easy and tasty Pomegranate Recipes to try, from cocktail ideas to sweet-savory mains and sides!

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Calling all pomegranate fans, and even future aficionados: if you’re longing for ways to use your favorite fruit in all sorts of delicious recipes, look no further. From the seeds to the juice, pomegranate brings a bright burst of flavor and color to everything from meaty mains, to vegetable sides and festive, homemade cocktails.

Be sure to check out How to Cut, Store, and Juice a Pomegranate, and then try out the best pomegranate recipes from the list below!

Mains & Sides

Give your next meal a sweet-savory twist, and try these succulent roasts and easy side dishes featuring bright bursts of pomegranate!

One Pan Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Asparagus

Sheet Pan Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Asparagus

This easy 30-minute dinner recipe looks and tastes like it was hours in the making! Featuring a beautiful flavor combination of earthy asparagus and savory tenderloin, studded with bright and juicy pops of pomegranate.

easy pomegranate maple glazed ham recipe

Pomegranate Maple Glazed Baked Ham Recipe

Turn your next holiday ham into something extra special with this easy recipe for a succulent ham glazed with a sweet and tangy glaze of maple syrup and pomegranate juice.

portobello mushrooms stuffed with wild rice and turkey on a pan

Turkey Wild Rice Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

Juicy portobello mushrooms are loaded up with turkey and wild rice, then speckled with pomegranates for a hefty dose of festive side dish flair.

puff pastry dough shaped into a star with sixteen rays and stuffed with pesto and garnished with pomegranate arils.

Pesto Puff Pastry Wreath (Tarte Soleil)

Blow your guests away at your next get together with this simple yet impressive homemade pastry wreath dotted with pomegranate seeds! Also called tarte soleil, this is a sunburst of buttery puff pastry and sun dried tomato pesto, made to be shared.

Nine assorted goat cheese balls on a sheet of parchment paper with a bowl of pomegranate seeds in the background

Assorted Holiday Goat Cheese Balls

A no-bake and no-fuss appetizer idea that’s perfect for the holidays, and just about any other occasion! Creamy and tangy goat cheese balls are dipped in an assortment of toppings, including sweet, juicy pomegranate seeds!

A close-up shot of sliced and roasted acorn squash on a white plate

Maple Roasted Acorn Squash

This veggie side dish looks as pretty as a picture, and tastes like the stuff of dreams! Maple acorn squash is cooked to perfection and sprinkled with pomegranate seeds for a delightful sweet and savory flavor combo.

Thanksgiving Leftovers Chopped Salad


Put those Thanksgiving leftovers to use with this wholesome salad idea that’s loaded with holiday goodness! Juicy pomegranate arils pair perfectly with all your Thanksgiving favorites.

Overhead view of Shaved Brussel Sprout Salad with fresh citrus and apple slices on top.

Holiday Shaved Brussel Sprout Salad


Crisp shaved Brussels sprouts are tossed with a delectable combination of sweet apples and pears, crunchy pecans, zesty grapefruit, pomegranate seeds and more in this festive holiday salad.

close up shot of salad greens topped with squash, pomegranate arils, nuts, and goat cheese

Roasted Butternut Squash Salad

A healthy salad filled with the perfect contrast of flavors and textures! Tangy goat cheese, tender roasted butternut, crunchy walnuts and pepitas are tossed with nutritious greens. Topped with pomegranate seeds and a homemade pomegranate dressing!

Plate of butternut squash salad

Mixed Greens Salad with Butternut Squash and Pomegranate Seeds

Pomegranate and goat cheese really is a match made in heaven. And here’s another salad recipe to prove it! Lush salad greens, perfectly roasted butternut squash, and pomegranate seeds make for a colorful salad recipe that’s absolutely delicious with a drizzle of healthy maple Dijon dressing.

Blueberry Pomegranate Quinoa Kale Salad

Blueberry Pomegranate Quinoa Kale Salad


Ripe, juicy fruit brings all sorts of fun and flair to this simple and nutritious kale salad! Topped with healthy garlic and orange quinoa and a zesty lemon Dijon dressing.

Kale Quinoa Salad with Pomegranate

A kale and quinoa salad recipe loaded with healthy ingredients, including the antioxidant power of pomegranate! Plus, chickpeas and walnuts bring extra heartiness for a filling light lunch or side salad.

Easy Fall Salad with Squash and Pomegranates

Simple Fall Salad with Roasted Acorn Squash + Pomegranates

Roasted acorn squash is served over a bed of hearty greens along with luscious pomegranate seeds and crunchy pumpkin seeds in this easy fall salad! Drizzled with a creamy tahini dressing that’s to die for.

Roasted acorn squash with arugula pesto and pomegranate is a great side dish addition to any meal! You'll love how vibrant and colorful this side dish looks on your table!

Roasted Acorn Squash with Arugula Pesto and Pomegranate

Slices of tender roasted squash get a generous topping of peppery arugula pesto in this simple, tasty side dish recipe. Complete with a sprinkling of red and juicy pomegranate arils!

Pomegranate Cocktails & Drinks

From festive cocktails to family-friendly mocktails, these drinks all have one delicious ingredient in common: fresh, juicy pomegranate.

Two pomegranate gin and tonics with rosemary

Pomegranate Gin and Tonic


Not your usual G&T! This easy, festive drink recipe puts a juicy spin on a classic gin and tonic cocktail, thanks to bright and flavorful pomegranate!

A martini glass with pomegranate maple cosmopolitan

Pomegranate Maple Cosmopolitan


Live out your Sex and the City fantasies with a trendy, homemade cosmopolitan cocktail! This recipe features sweet maple and bitter-sweet pomegranate juice, for a delicious twist on the original.

Blood Orange Punch garnished with a sliced blood orange in a goblet

Blood Orange Punch


A splash of rum plus a load of citrusy flavor makes this one holiday punch cocktail that’s sure to keep you warm! Zesty blood orange and pomegranate juice mingle in this easy party drink. Add champagne for an extra burst of bubbles!

Yuletide Daisy Cocktails served in a cognac goblet with a slice of lime set on the rim.

Yuletide Daisy Cocktail


A refreshingly tart and fizzy cocktail recipe that ropes in the sweetness with a delicious pomegranate grenadine syrup! This fun and easy drink puts a holiday twist on a classic daisy cocktail.

the ultimate holiday sangria recipe in a glass with ice

The Ultimate Holiday Sangria Recipe

Sangria isn’t just a summertime tipple thanks to this easy, fruity winter sangria recipe! Brimming with the lush flavors of pomegranate, pear, and cinnamon for the ultimate cold weather concoction.

Pomegranate margarita in a glass

Pomegranate Maple Margarita


A sweet and zingy margarita recipe that you can make at home, with a refreshing burst of pomegranate flavor paired with rich maple syrup.

4 Ingredient Sparkling Pomegranate Mimosas are a fun cocktail to start your weekend with! Perfect for the holidays, great for brunch or a girls weekend! | joyfulhealthyeats.com

Sparkling Pomegranate Mimosas

Everyone’s favorite brunch cocktail, remade into a festive drink for any occasion! These sparkling pomegranate mimosas are made with a simple 4-ingredient recipe that packs big fruity flavor.

Pomegranate Margarita

Pomegranate Margarita


Paint the town (and your drink!) red with pomegranate juice! This next-level margarita recipe is a fun and exotic spin on a traditional cocktail, made in a glass or in a pitcher the next time you entertain!

Square shot of a champagne pomegranate cocktail in a coupe glass

Champagne Pomegranate Cocktail


A bubbly champagne cocktail that’s sure to be the toast of the party! Raise a glass of this shimmering pomegranate drink made with orange liqueur.

Pomegranate prosecco punch is a beautiful drink that is full of flavor! Tangy, sweet, and bubbly — everything you want in a cocktail!

Pomegranate Prosecco Punch

Sweet pomegranate juice, fizzy prosecco, and a garnish of aromatic rosemary come together in a delightful cocktail that was made for the holidays!

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