Pomegranate Orange Salsa Recipe
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Pomegranate Orange Salsa Recipe

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Pomegranates give this salsa a wonderful sweet-tart flavor. About 4 to 5 medium fruits will yield enough for this recipe. —Nancee Maynard, Box Elder, South Dakota
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling
MAKES: 16 servings


  • 1 can (15 ounces) mandarin oranges
  • 3-1/3 cups pomegranate seeds
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and finely chopped
  • Tortilla chips

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup (calculated without chips): 37 calories, 0g fat (0g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 3mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 0g fiber), 0g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 0 fruit.


  1. Drain oranges, reserving 2 tablespoons juice. Cut oranges in half; transfer to a large bowl. Add the pomegranate seeds, cilantro, jalapenos and reserved juice. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours. Serve with tortilla chips. Yield: 4 cups.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.
Originally published as Pomegranate Orange Salsa in Simple & Delicious December/January 2012, p91

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homemadewithlove 216671
Reviewed Jan. 2, 2015

"Had extra pomegranate and wanted to use them up. This was different and a healthy snack. I used lime juice for flavor."

angieherzberger 194210
Reviewed Jan. 1, 2013

"I get requests for this recipe every time. Delicious and beautiful!"

nigols 194209
Reviewed Nov. 20, 2012

"I would add extra jalapeno's . had a group over and it was gone in no time, all enjoyed it with ham, and lamb pieces really good"

Pamlico 212257
Reviewed Nov. 19, 2012

"Tried this at a friend's party. This recipe should never have been published. I wonder if the people who write these recipes have ever actually even tasted them."

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