5 Pomelo Recipes to Try This Season

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Photo: Kim's Cooking Now

The pomelo (not to be confused with the grapefruit!) is the largest member of the citrus family. With their big size comes big flavor — these winter fruits add pleasant sweetness to salads, desserts, cocktails, and more. No matter what you're in the mood for, you're sure to find a fresh and fruity new favorite in this collection of our very best pomelo recipes.

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Pomelo Salad with Peanuts Mint Chile

A 5-ingredient dressing, which features Thai bird's eye chile and fish sauce, is the perfect finishing touch for this nutty pomelo salad.

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Pomelo Salad with Rice Vermicelli

Pomelo, rice vermicelli, carrots, cucumbers, scallions, and cilantro work together beautifully in this fruity salad with a sweet and spicy dressing.

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Shrimp Pomelo Salad

"A refreshing appetizer salad or perfect on its own as a meal, this tasty pomelo salad is far from boring," according to recipe creator A Day In the Kitchen.

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Lemon-Pomelo Granita

Pomelo plays the starring role in this gorgeous granita. It's "simple to make, and makes a refreshing dessert or palate cleanser between courses," says recipe creator and Allrecipes Allstar Kim's Cooking Now.

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P.O.M. Spritzer

Here's a fun mocktail that will impress at any occasion. The acronym represents all three fruits that are featured in the recipe: pomelos, oranges, and mangoes.

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More Inspiration

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Try one of our best Grapefruit Desserts for the Sweetest Citrus Season Ever. Plus, explore our entire collection of Citrus Recipes.

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