Make the most of this tart autumn fruit while it’s deliciously in season!

Pomegranates are starting to show up at your local grocery stores. Why? Because they’re in season from September through early winter. They’re incredibly flavorful, super versatile, but also quite underappreciated, IMO.

Here are 19 recipes guaranteed to make you a mega-fan of the pom.

1. Cranberry Pomegranate Margaritas

Via My Life As A Mrs.

Obviously the first item on this list had to be a cocktail (haaaay!). First you’ll need to whip up a cranberry pomegranate simple syrup, then use it to make these delicious margaritas. Recipe here.

2. Pomegranate Oatmeal Power Bowl

Via Camille Styles

Start your day the right way with this healthy bowl of oatmeal, quinoa, pomegranate, bananas, and various nuts and seeds. Recipe here.

3. Pomegranate Guacamole

Via Just A Taste

One scoop of this pomegranate guacamole and you’ll be forever ruined for regular guac. Trust me. Recipe here.

4. Pomegranate Orange Sweet Potato Bake

Via Keepin’ It Kind

Nothing says “fall” like baked sweet potatoes. Recipe here.

5. Persimmon, Pomegranate and Ricotta Salad

Via What’s Gaby Cooking

Bonus points if you make your own ricotta cheese. Recipe here.

6. Pomegranate Roasted Carrots

Via How Sweet Eats

Talk about easy, just toss carrots with pomegranate molasses, season, then roast in the oven. Recipe here.

7. Caramelized Butternut Crispy Kale Fontina Pizza

Via Half Baked Harvest

A wonderfully cheesy, vegetarian pizza served with a raw pomegranate salsa. Recipe here.

8. Lamb Chops with Pomegranate Relish

Via Bon Appetit

I mean, you could probably put this pomegranate, feta, and olive salsa on anything and it would be delicious. Recipe here.

9. Apple-Fennel Salad with Pecans & Pomegranate

Via Simple Bites

This recipe proves you certainly don’t need lettuce to be considered an awesome salad. Recipe here.

10. Pomegranate Cheddar and Sage Cheeseball

Via How Sweet Eats

This gorgeous ball of a savory cheese mixture rolled in pomegranate arils not only looks incredible, but it tastes incredible, too! Recipe here.

11. Pomegranate Mousse Pie

Via Secret Life Of A Chef’s Wife

This mousse is so good that you could totally skip the graham cracker crust and serve it as a delicious dessert on its own. Recipe here.

12. Pomegranate, Arugula, and Goat Cheese Sandwiches

Via Veg With An Edge

There’s no better place for a pomegranate seed than between two pieces of bread. Recipe here.

13. Pomegranate and Brussels Sprout Salad

Via Joy the Baker

Raw Brussels sprouts FTW! Recipe here.

14. Greek Yogurt Cheesecake with Pomegranate Syrup

Via Bon Appetit

No baking required for this decadent dessert. Recipe here.

15. Coconut Waffles with Pomegranate Syrup

Via Foodie Crush

Fluffy, golden waffles topped with butter and a sweet and tart pomegranate syrup? Need I say more? Recipe here.

16. Chocolate Pomegranate Bark

Via Super Healthy Kids

Three simple ingredients, one healthy(ish) dessert/mid-afternoon snack. Recipe here.

17. Pomegranate Sesame Chicken with Ginger Rice Pilaf

Via Half Baked Harvest

Fresh mushrooms and broccoli round out these tangy, savory chicken and rice bowls. Recipe here.

18. Burnt Eggplant with Tahini and Pomegranate

Via Veggies and Gin

You can serve it as a dip for vegetables or spread it out on warm pita. Recipe here.

19. Pomegranate Vanilla Sangria

Via How Swee Teats

I mean, wine not? Recipe here.