Dressing can be made 1-2 days in advance. You can cook rice 1-2 days in advance. Keep refrigerated until use.
Serves 4 as a main course, 6-8 as a side. The nutritional values are for 6 servings.
To remove the seeds from the pomegranate, Cut it in half so you have the top and bottom pieces. Hold each half over a large bowl (there will be some splattering from the juices) and smack the sides with a wooden spoon. Keep tapping the edges and top until all the seeds fall out and squeeze a little to loosen them.