How to Cut a Pomegranate - Mess Free Method!
Ruby red pomegranates, with its jewel like seeds, are beautiful and delicious, with amazing health benefits. Try one today! This step-by-step tutorial will teach you how to remove the arils from the pomegranate.
Slice off the top of the pomegranate (the end that looks like a crown).
Score the pomegranate in 4 or 5 places, just slicing through the peel.
Place pomegranate cut side down in a bowl of cold water and let soak for 10 minutes.
Keeping under water, pry open and use your fingers to work the arils away from the flesh, letting them fall into the water.
Skim any white membrane off the top of the water before straining the pomegranate seeds out of the water.
One pomegranate will yield approximately 1 cup of arils.