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Pomegranate Winter Salad Recipe

Elevate your winter meals with this refreshing and nutritious Pomegranate Winter Salad. Perfect for health-conscious foodies, this salad blends the robust flavors of pomegranates with a mix of crisp greens and creamy goat cheese, making it an ideal choice for a hearty lunch or a light dinner.


  • 16 oz of mixed greens (super greens recommended for added nutrition)
  • 1 medium cucumber, thinly sliced
  • 1 apple, cored and chopped (any variety works)
  • 1 large avocado, peeled and diced
  • 1/2 cup raw pecans, roughly chopped
  • 1/4 cup pomegranate seeds
  • 1/4 cup goat cheese, crumbled

Pomegranate Dressing:

  • 4 tablespoons pomegranate juice (freshly squeezed or from about 3/4 cup of pomegranate seeds)
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon white balsamic vinegar
  • Juice of one lemon
  • A pinch of salt


  1. Prepare the Salad Base: Begin by rinsing the mixed greens thoroughly and placing them in a large serving bowl.
  2. Create the Dressing: In a small bowl, whisk together the pomegranate juice, olive oil, maple syrup, Dijon mustard, white balsamic vinegar, lemon juice, and salt until well combined.
  3. Assemble the Salad: Add the sliced cucumber, chopped apple, diced avocado, and chopped pecans to the greens. Drizzle with the prepared dressing and toss gently to coat everything evenly.
  4. Garnish and Serve: Sprinkle the pomegranate seeds and crumbled goat cheese over the top. Serve immediately or chill briefly to let flavors meld.

Enjoy this vibrant Pomegranate Winter Salad as a standalone meal or pair it with your favorite protein for a complete dinner. Its combination of sweet and savory flavors will delight your palate and provide a colorful boost to any meal table.

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