A heart healthy chocolate bark with pomegranate arils and crunchy pistachios, perfect for Valentine's Day and special occasions year round.
Per serving: 116 calories, 6 g fat, 3.8 g saturated fat, 4 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrates, 1 g fiber, 11 g sugar, 2 g protein
Yield: 16 large pieces
10 ounces of quality dark chocolate (at least 60% cacao), chopped if in bar form
1/3 cup pomegranate arils
1/3 cup salted or unsalted pistachios, chopped
Melt chocolate over a double boiler by placing a large bowl over a small sauce pan filled with 1 inch of water. The bowl should not be touching the water. Bring the water to between a low boil and simmer and then place the chocolate in the bowl. Let set until it begins to melt and then stir every couple minutes until it's fully melted.
Immediately pour the chocolate onto a rimmed baking sheet and top with pomegranate arils and pistachios, making sure you sprinkle them on as evenly as possible.
Transfer the bark to the freezer to chill for 5-10 minutes. Then remove, break into 16 roughly pieces and store in an airtight container in the fridge until serving.