Pomegranates are healthy & tasty, but it can be intimidating to deseed a pomegranate. Frances shows you a simple and easy tip that will minimize mess
Pomegranates are an amazing fruit - they are very healthy and tasty, but it can be messy and time consuming to deseed a pomegranate on your own.
Pomegranates have antioxidant, antiviral and antitumor properties. They are said to be good sources of vitamins, since it includes vitamin A, C and E, as well as folic acid. So what's the trick to getting those amazing pomegranate seeds? Frances shows you a simple and easy kitchen tip that will also help minimize the mess.
Frances Largeman-Roth is a nutritionist and cookbook author in New York City.
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[SOUND] Pomegranates are an amazing fruit.
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But, getting those seeds out
can be a little bit tough.
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I'm Frances Largeman-Roth, and
I'm gonna show you an easy way to do it.
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Slice it in half crosswise, there you go.
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And again, this is not only
an easy way to get the seeds out,
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but also you're not gonna get that
juice everywhere because it does stain.
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So then, into a bowl of water,
you're going to submerge the half.
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And then you're gonna start
to remove the white pith.
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The white part is gonna float to the top,
the seeds are going to sink and
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then all you have to do
is remove the white part,
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throw it away,
drain your seeds and enjoy them.
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They really add a lot of color and
flavor to anything you add them to.
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