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Recipe courtesy of Alex Garcia

Pomegranate and Roasted Pepper Salsa

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Total: 15 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Yield: 6 servings
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Ingredients

3 pomegranates, peeled and seeded

6 red peppers

1 medium red onion, very small diced

1 tablespoon finely chopped mint

2 tablespoons olive oil

2 limes, juiced

Salt and pepper

Directions

  1. Cut pomegranate in quarters and remove seeds. Extract the juice from the pomegranate seeds by placing the seeds on a strainer or bowl and pressing down with a ladle or mallet.
  2. Roast the red peppers, place in a bowl, cover with plastic for 8 minutes, and then peel, seed, and dice the roasted red pepper into very small pieces.
  3. In a mixing bowl, combine the pomegranate juice, diced roasted red pepper, diced red onion, chopped mint, olive oil, and lime juice. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Serve with cold-water Eastern or Atlantic oysters, preferably either Malpecque or Bluepoint, on the half shell.