Quesadillas with Pomegranate and Avocado (with Giveaway)

You can basically stick anything between two flour tortillas and it will be a delicious snack, lunch, or dinner. I have tried everything from a BLT in a quesadilla, to pinapple and banana in a quesadilla.

Now I can say that I have tried Pom Pom Arils in my quesadilla. I found this yummy recipe on the POM website. It is full of flavor and healthy fats that your body needs.

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Quesadillas with Pomegranate and Avocado (with Giveaway)
  • ¼ cup arils from POM Wonderful Pomegranates or ¼ cup POM Fresh Arils
  • 2 large flour tortillas
  • 2 oz. grated pepper jack cheese or Mexican queso fresco
  • ½ avocado, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon sliced fresh cilantro
  • nonstick cooking spray
  1. Prepare fresh pomegranate arils, if necessary.*
  2. Spray nonstick cooking spray in a nonstick pan and heat over medium-high heat.
  3. Add tortilla to pan and sprinkle with cheese.
  4. When cheese has melted some, place second tortilla on top.
  5. Grill until the tortilla is golden brown, then flip it over.
  6. Remove from heat when cheese is melted and tortilla is crispy on the outside.
  7. Cut into eight pieces and sprinkle with arils and fresh cilantro.
  8. Top with sliced avocado.

I love how easy it is to fix yummy meals like this with the POM Arils that you can buy at the store. They are just as fresh as if you opened a pomegranate and whacked them all out of the flesh! Available from November through February, POM POMS are perfect for those who want to try, enjoy or cook with pomegranates but don’t want to take the time to open the fruit.

 2 Ways to Enjoy POM Arils

  • Healthy on-the-go Snacking: Pomegranates are the perfect snack for people looking to stay healthy now through the New Year, who do not want to sacrifice flavor for health.  Bursting with a sweet, tart taste, POM POMS are not only delicious, they deliver antioxidants and minerals such as polyphenols, vitamin C, vitamin K, potassium and fiber.  Packaged in a resealable container, the 4.3oz comes with a removable spoon.
  • Entertaining Made Easy: Perfect for the hectic host or hostess, use POM POMS at your next dinner party to add an additional pop of flavor and vibrant, ruby-red color to any festive party dish or cocktail.  POM POMS are also the perfect treat for Valentine’s Day cooking.

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  1. says

    Cook with? They have never lasted long enough to cook with. My kids usually eat them before I am even finished opening the pomegranates. I just peeled one open yesterday and it was consumed within the hour, the whole thing!

  2. christina says

    I have never cooked with them as we usually eat them pretty fast as just fruit. I am going to look into cooking with them now that you brought it up.

  3. Melissa P. says

    I have never used them in my cooking. I remember them from when I was a kid. My son and I love to eat Pomegranates.

  4. Amanda Rauch says

    Honestly, I have never used them in cooking. Just for eating when we buy a pomegranate at the store. Great idea tho!!

  5. elaine w says

    I love poms with my chia puddings & use them in yummy baked goods, as well. This year i made a pom pear tart for Christmas eve dinner….. Sooo good! :)

  6. Candace T says

    I usually don’t use them to cook, but when I do, they go into sauces for chicken. Mostly, I like adding them to yogurt & granola or green salads.

  7. says

    I don’t think I’ve used them in cooking–although the juice can be reduced to make a nice sauce for chicken cutlets or pork. I love breaking apart a pomegranate and eating the arils directly.

  8. says

    I’ve never thought to cook with them or to add them to any dish. This looks good and I’m sure it will taste even better. Will try out tonight!!

  9. Julie Jones says

    I’ve never tried. I eat them out of their skin. So delicious. The juice is great too. I’ll definitely be checking out their recipes.

  10. Kathryn C says

    wow, I never tried these straight as berries before- I have always bought the juice (which I love!) so I guess I would try them in muffins or in pancake mix first lol

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