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Pomegranate and Pear Salad Recipe (Parve)

pomegranate and pear saladContinuing our celebration of pomegranate wedding details, this is a recipe for pomegranate and pear salad; great for an autumn or winter wedding. The recipe and photo were shared by JPMJ on allrecipes.com.

Ingredients for Pomegranate and Pear Salad

Serves 8

  • 12 cups green leaf lettuce, rinsed and torn
  • 4 Bartlett or Anjou pear
  • 1 1/3 cup pomegranate seeds
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • ½ cup pomegranate juice
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • 4 teaspoons prepared Dijon-style mustard
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • ground black pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Divide the lettuce between two bowls. Halve and core the pear, then cut each half in slices. Divide the pear slices and pomegranate seeds among the two bowls and mix gently.
  2. Combine the vegetable oil, pomegranate juice, lemon juice, mustard, honey, and pepper in a saucepan. Bring to a boil over high heat; reduce heat and simmer, stirring frequently, until the dressing thickens slightly, about 2 minutes. Pour the warm dressing over the salads and serve.

Make Ahead Option

You can make the dressing the day before. Refrigerate until ready to use. Reheat before using.

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Champagne Pomegranate Cocktails Recipe

Continuing yesterday’s post showcasing pomegranate wedding details, here is the recipe for Champagne pomegranate cocktails. The recipe comes from the archives of Cooking Light magazine.

Ingredients for Champagne Pomegranate Cocktails

champagne pomegranate cocktails

Photo: myrecipes.com

8 servings

  • 4 cups crushed ice
  • 2 cups pomegranate juice
  • ½ cup ginger ale
  • ¼ cup brandy
  • 1 (750-milliliter) bottle Champagne or sparkling wine
  • Pomegranate seeds (optional)

Instructions

Combine the first 5 ingredients in a pitcher. Pour about 1 cup of the Champagne mixture into each of 8 glasses. Garnish with seeds, if desired.

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