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Pomegranate Mold

  Pomegranates 5
  Water 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Lemon slices 2 (1/4 Inch Thick)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Unflavored gelatin 3 Tablespoon (3 Envelopes)
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Grenadine 2 Tablespoon
  Red food coloring 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Curly endive 1
  Salad oil/Cooking oil 1 Tablespoon (For greasing)

1. Set out a star-shape (about 1 1/2 qt.) mold.
2. Make incision with a sharp knife, peel and remove seeds and juice from pomegranates.
3. Place seeds and juice in saucepan and bring to boiling with 1 3/4 cups water and lemon.
4. Cover and simmer for 15 min., or until color and flavor of seeds have been absorbed by the water.
5. Meanwhile, lightly oil mold with salad or cooking oil (not olive oil); invert mold and set aside to drain.
6. Pour 1 cup water into a small bowl.
7. Sprinkle unflavored gelatin evenly over water.
8. Let stand until softened.
9. Pour pomegranate mixture through a sieve. Remove and discard seeds and lemon slices. Reheat pomegranate liquid until very hot. Immediately stir softened gelatin into liquid and stir until gelatin is completely dissolved. Add sugar stirring until dissolved.
10. Blend in grenadine and red food coloring.
11. Pour into mold and chill in refrigerator until firm.
12. Unmold. Garnish with curly endive.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Preparation Time: 
120 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
135 Minutes

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Pomegranate Mold Recipe