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Rhubarb and Pomegranate Refresher


Pomegranate juice is a popular repast in India, this combination of rhubarb and pomegranate is brilliant in color. Both fruits pack powerful nutritious punches.

Makes about 1 1/2 quarts


  • 1 pound rhubarb, washed, trimmed and cut into 1-inch lengths
  • 2 cups water
  • 3/4 to 1 1/2 cups sugar or equivalent sweetener
  • 2 cups fresh pomegranate juice
  • 1/4 cup strained orange juice or rose syrup


  1. Place the rhubarb, water and sugar in a saucepan and bring to a boil over moderate heat. Cover, reduce the heat to low, and simmer for 15 minutes.
  2. Strain the juice through a fine nylon sieve resting over a bowl. Discard the pulp.
  3. Add the remaining ingredients to the liquid and cool to room temperature.

Chill well and serve over crushed ice or in chilled glasses.

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