The Easiest Way to De-Seed a Pomegranate (Video)

Water and a wooden spoon are the key to this simple process.

Photograph by Chris Campbell.

Pomegranate season is in full swing, and we just can’t get enough of those yummy seeds, whether they’re tossed into salads, blended into smoothies, or simply eaten raw. But de-seeding a pomegranate has always been a messy hassle—until now. 

We and our foodie friends over at Best Bites Blog teamed up to conquer the pomegranate once and for all. Watch our how-to video for the easiest way to remove the seeds from the pomegranate. All you need is a wooden spoon, a knife, a bowl, a strainer, and some water.

Then enjoy the fruits of your labor in a tasty holiday cocktail whipped together by associate food editor Anna Spiegel over at Best Bites Blog.

Food Editor

Anna Spiegel covers the dining and drinking scene in her native DC. Prior to joining Washingtonian in 2010, she attended the French Culinary Institute and Columbia University’s MFA program in New York, and held various cooking and writing positions in NYC and in St. John, US Virgin Islands.