Festive Pomegranate & Apple Salad

Festive Pomegranate & Apple Salad

This festive pomegranate and apple salad is a perfect way to balance out the holiday feast. It's easy to make and always a hit with guests!

  • 6 servings
  • 15 mins
  • 227 kcal
  • GF VE
Festive Pomegranate & Apple Salad

As Christmas approaches, I start to crave festive foods. I love all of the traditional Greek favorites, but sometimes my tastebuds crave something zesty and fresh. That’s why I always make sure to add this festive salad to my Christmas spread. It’s always a hit with my guests, and it’s the perfect way to balance out all of the heavy festive food.

This festive pomegranate and apple salad is always a welcome addition to any holiday feast. The bright red pomegranate seeds and crisp apples add a festive touch, while the crunch of the vegetables provides a refreshing contrast to all the rich food. This salad is also very easy to make, so it’s perfect for busy holiday hosts. Whether you’re looking for a festive side dish or a refreshing start to your meal, this pomegranate and apple salad is sure to please.

This festive-looking salad is a great way to use up seasonal ingredients like pomegranates and apples. Both fruits are available through the winter and spring, making this salad a great option for a Christmas or New Year’s meal. The zesty, juicy crunch of the pomegranate and apple pairs well with a roast joint of meat, such as ham. For vegetarians and vegans, this salad makes a great side dish to a tart such as my Spinach Tart. The bright colors and festive flavors of this salad will make it a favorite on your holiday table.


  • Dressing
  • Salad


You can make the dressing a couple of days in advance and store it in the fridge. This will speed up the assembly of the salad as you can put it together at the last minute.

If you’re not a fan of walnuts, don’t worry – hazelnuts or pecans make for perfect substitutes. Just be sure to roast them first!

If you’re not a fan of green apples, pears are a delicious alternative. They might not have the same crunch as apples, but they make up for it in sweetness.


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You will need about 15 minutes to make 6 servings of this recipe, which has approximately 227 calories each. Make sure you have all the ingredients and follow these 6 simple steps. If you have any questions, send me an email and I’d be more than happy to help!

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Festive Pomegranate & Apple Salad

'Tis the season to eat, drink and be merry - but after a few festive feasts of indulgent goodies, you may feel like an overstuffed baked ham. When that happens, this pomegranate & apple salad is your savior!

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