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Calculated Nutrition Benefits
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
Servings Per Recipe: Makes 4 servings.
Calories from Fat 108
Calories 114
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 12g 18 %
  Saturated Fat 1g 5 %
  Polyunsaturated Fat 6g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 3g  
  Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0 %
Sodium 0mg 0 %
Potassium 101mg  
Total Carbohydrate 2g 1 %
  Dietary Fiber 1g 4 %
  Sugars 1g  
  Other Carbohydrate 0g  
Protein 2g  
Vitamin A 0 % Vitamin C 0 %
Calcium 0 % Iron 28 %
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • BRAISED BACON POMEGRANATE AND PINE NUT RELISH

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BRAISED BACON POMEGRANATE AND PINE NUT RELISH

Reference:

Bon Appétit, January 2005

Prep:

Active time: 20 min Start to finish: 2 3/4 hr (includes freezing)

Servings:

Makes 4 servings.

Ingredients
8 whole green cardamom pods
1 pound slab bacon, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
2 cups low-salt chicken broth
3 tbsps pomegranate molasses
1/2 cup pine nuts, toasted
1/3 cup fresh pomegranate seeds

Cooking Instructions
Step 1 Stir cardamom in small skillet over medium heat until pods are lightly browned, about 4 minutes. Cool slightly. Crack pods; remove seeds. Crush seeds in mortar with pestle or in spice mill; reserve.
Step 2 Bring medium saucepan of water to boil. Add bacon and cook 30 seconds. Drain. Combine bacon and broth in same saucepan. Bring to boil; reduce heat to medium-low and simmer gently until almost all liquid is absorbed, about 35 minutes. Wipe away any grease from pan. Add pomegranate molasses, then pine nuts, pomegranate seeds, and crushed cardamom seeds to pan. Bring to simmer; cook until heated through, about 3 minutes. Season with pepper.