10 Colorful and Healthy Pomegranate Salad Recipes

Warm Quinoa, Sweet Potato, and Kale Salad

Warm salad sounds like an oxymoron but you’ll understand the appeal after you taste this one. Quinoa, sweet potatoes, wilted kale, and fresh pomegranate arils are the perfect solution to chilly fall days.

Persimmon Pomegranate Salad with Burrata and Pistachio Dukkah

This recipe uses pomegranate in two forms: the fresh arils and pomegranate molasses, which can usually be found in specialty grocery stores or in the ethnic food aisle at your local market. The homemade dressing has a nice tang to it thanks to lemon zest and juice mixed with olive oil.

Sweet Potato Pomegranate Salad

Bring this dish to Thanksgiving for a crowd-pleasing vegetarian option. Roasted sweet potatoes are combined with pomegranate arils, feta cheese, and pepitas, and then the entire dish is covered in a light pomegranate dressing.

Beet and Pomegranate Salad with Maple Candied Pecans

If you were looking for the perfect winter salad, the search is over—this beet and pomegranate salad is it. The candied pecans provide sweetness and crunch while the blue cheese adds an earthy element to fresh ingredients.


Superfood Salad with Pan-Seared Salmon

Treat this recipe like a health food checklist. Kale and quinoa? Check. Avocado and salmon? Check. Pomegranate arils? Check! Don’t worry—honey mustard dressing ensures that this dish is anything but basic.

Cucumber Pomegranate Salad

This pomegranate salad recipe is lighter but no less delicious. The green onions, lime juice, and feta cheese all add flavor, but the crisp cucumbers and juice pomegranate pop in your mouth for a fresh taste in every bite.

Pomegranate, Apple, and Date Salad

This salad couldn’t be easier. Just slice apple, red onion, and pomegranate, then assemble. Pro tip: Remove the pomegranate arils without making a mess by cutting the fruit in half, then submerging it in a mixing bowl of water while you dig the arils out with your fingers.

Citrus and Pomegranate Salad

Think of this salad as your go-to for flu season. Clementines and grapefruit are high in vitamin C to boost your immune system, while pomegranates are rich in antioxidants to combat free radicals in the bloodstream.

Pear, Pomegranate, and Spinach Salad

Pears, dried cranberries, and pomegranate arils add sweetness to feta and toasted nuts. Bonus: Your mom will definitely be impressed if you bring this salad to the holiday gathering.

Fall Bliss Bowls with Pumpkin Goddess Dressing

Vegans and non-vegans alike will fall in love with this bliss bowl. Quinoa, sweet potatoes, and squash are the heavy hitters, while pomegranate arils and kale provide balance to the carbs.


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