POMEGRANATE SYRUP (Grenadine)
Makes about eight 1/4 cup servings.
Source: "Uncommon Fruits & Vegetables"
by Elizabeth Schneider
2 large pomegranates, seeded (about 2 cups seeds)
1 1/2 cups sugar
Combine seeds and sugar in a non-aluminum saucepan; stir to mix, crushing well, until you have a wet mass.
Cover and let stand 12 to 24 hours.
Bring to a boil over moderate heat, stirring constantly.
Lower heat, and simmer 2 minutes.
Strain out seeds, pressing down to extract juice.
Pour into a hot sterilized jar.
Cover with a piece of cloth or a clean towel until cooled.
Cap tightly and refrigerate.
Nutritional Analysis: Calories 171, Protein 0g, Fat 0g, Calories from Fat 0%, Cholesterol 0mg, Carbohydrate 44g, Fiber 0g, Sodium 1mg.