Recipe By Average Jane
Published Apr 3rd
Prep 30m Cook - Additional 2h Ready In 2h 30m
Servings 4 cups Calories 56.7

Tart pomegranate seeds add a delicious crunch to this salsa that also features sweet mandarin oranges, red onions, jalapenos and cilantro. Great served with tortilla chips.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 2 pomegranates, peeled and seeds separated
  • 2 (8 ounce) cans mandarin orange segments, drained and coarsely chopped
  • 1 red onion, chopped
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, minced
  • 1 tablespoon minced pickled jalapeno pepper
  • 1 bunch cilantro, minced
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1 pinch ground cumin

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Mix pomegranate seeds, mandarin oranges, onion, fresh jalapeno, pickled jalapeno, cilantro, lime juice, and cumin together in a bowl.
  2. 2 Cover bowl and refrigerate for several hours or overnight to let flavors blend.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 56.7
  • Carbohydrate 14.2 g
  • Fat 0.2 g
  • Fiber 1.2 g
  • Protein 1.1 g
  • Sodium 26 mg
  • Sugar 12.2 g


  1. Very yummy will make again
  2. This is amazingly good. Really the only difference from the recipe was that I bought the pomegranate seeds already done in the plastic container (so much easier but a little pricey). Other than that everything else was the same. You can use this salsa for so many different things. It's definitely a keeper!
  3. LOVE this recipe especially when pomegranate seeds are available at my local food club. Though delicious as presented I add chopped mango in addition to the mandarin oranges. Toying with the idea of serving at Thanksgiving and adding in addition the mango ruby red grapefruit. Such a versatile fresh and vivacious reincarnation of an apropos - Read more ...
  4. Guests loved this a nice change from traditional salsa. Very easy to put together and I love the potential versatility of it. Made it as reco'd but will try it with other fruit like Mango vs. Mandarins next time.
  5. Super fresh tasting and super easy!
  6. Was a big hit. A nice alternative to the regular tomato-based salsas.
  7. Really fresh tasting and good. I wasn't sure about the mandarin oranges but they were a good addition.
  8. My family and friends loved it. Really yummy
  9. This was tasty! Great combo of flavors and textures...I would make this again! Thanks for sharing.:)