How to Peel a Pomegranate

Pomegranates are on of my favorite fruits. With a little practice, you can peel one of these in 6 minutes. Very easy!

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How to Peel a Pomegranate Recipe
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Take out the pomegranate

Take out the pomegranate

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Fill a bowl with water. I fill mine up 3/4 of the way. This way, when you peel the pomegranate, the water doesn't overflow.

Fill a bowl with water. I fill mine up 3/4 of the way. This way, when you peel the pomegranate, the water doesn't overflow.

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Get out your knife. I sharpen mine before I use it.

Get out your knife. I sharpen mine before I use it.

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Cut the pomegranate in half on a cutting board

Cut the pomegranate in half on a cutting board

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Now cut into fourths🔪

Now cut into fourths🔪

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Lastly, cut the pomegranate into eights. This is not necessary, but I find it easier to peel this way.

Lastly, cut the pomegranate into eights. This is not necessary, but I find it easier to peel this way.

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Put the pomegranate underneath the water

Put the pomegranate underneath the water

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Peel it underwater. This makes it easy to break apart. Don't worry about the outside of the pomegranate...the seeds sink to the bottom and the peel floats.

Peel it underwater. This makes it easy to break apart. Don't worry about the outside of the pomegranate...the seeds sink to the bottom and the peel floats.

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Peel the whole fruit. This is what it looks like when the peel floats.

Peel the whole fruit. This is what it looks like when the peel floats.

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Before I drain the water, I like to scoop the peel up with my hand and then throw it away.

Before I drain the water, I like to scoop the peel up with my hand and then throw it away.

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Strain it and pick out any excess peel.

Strain it and pick out any excess peel.

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Enjoy! ✌️

Enjoy! ✌️

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