Pomegranate is a nutrient-dense superfood & a classic flavor of fall! The yummy seeds inside of the pom are called “arils.” I love them. And with this quick step-by-step, it’s never been easier to enjoy pomegranate arils.
How to Seed a Pomegranate
Work your knife around the top/calyx of the pomegranate in a circular fashion, being careful to not slice thru to the seeds. Cut off bottom to create a flat surface, again without slicing thru to the seeds.
Find the ridges on the pomegranate. A pomegranate is sort of like a basketball – it has ridges or grooves around the fruit. Using a sharp knife, score the ridges… again, being careful to not slice thru to the seeds (or your finger!)
Break apart the pomegranate into its natural wedges. You will be AMAZED at how easily it breaks apart… plus, there is NO mess with this method!
The arils will easily dislodge from the wedges. It’s time to enjoy those little gems of yumminess.