How Do You Make Fresh Pomegranate Juice?
Touted for everything from lowering cholesterol and blood pressure to preventing plaque and osteoarthritis, pomegranates and pomegranate juice are a delicious way to get a dose of antioxidants, potassium and vitamin C. Make fresh pomegranate juice with a simple method that utilizes the fruit’s delicious taste and health benefits. Use these steps to choose the best pomegranates and make fresh pomegranate juice. Step 1 Select pomegranates that have a dark pink color to make fresh pomegranate juice since deep red pomegranates tend to be mushy and too ripe. Fruits heavy for their size indicate added juiciness, but avoid those with a lot of cracks or bruises. Step 2 Make fresh pomegranate juice in a blender by removing the seeds from the pomegranates. (Either tear open the fruit, invert it over a bowl and tap the back with a wooden spoon to loosen the seeds or hold the fruit in a bowl of water and pick out the seeds with your fingertips.) Blend the seeds in the blender, then strain the juic