Herbed Pomegranate Salsa


A delightfully different salsa for the true salsa lover, this bittersweet salsa is often found in Mexican cuisine as well as Persian.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Additional Time:
2 hrs
Total Time:
2 hrs 20 mins
4 servings


  • 1 ½ sprigs fresh mint, chopped

  • 1 ½ bunches fresh cilantro, chopped

  • 1 ½ bunches Italian flat leaf parsley, chopped

  • 1 small red onion, chopped

  • 1 pomegranate, skin and light-colored membrane removed

  • 6 tablespoons fresh lime juice

  • 2 teaspoons grated lime zest

  • 1 jalapeno pepper, chopped

  • 1 serrano pepper, chopped

  • 1 small tomato, diced

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • salt to taste

  • ground white pepper to taste


  1. In a medium bowl, toss together mint, cilantro, Italian flat leaf parsley, red onion, pomegranate, lime juice, lime zest, jalapeno pepper, serrano pepper, tomato, and olive oil. Season with salt and white pepper. Cover, and chill in the refrigerator at least 2 hours before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

119 Calories
7g Fat
14g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 119
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Sodium 26mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 3g 9%
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 53mg 267%
Calcium 61mg 5%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 456mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.