Watermelon Rind Pickles - Just Fruit Recipes

Go to: Just Fruit Recipes Home Page
Click/Tap 'Back' to go to the recipe list you were browsing.

Watermelon Rind Pickles

1 large watermelon -- Rind of
10 cups sugar
4 cups vinegar
8 teaspoons whole cloves
16 Cinnamon sticks
1 teaspoon mustard seed
Green or red food coloring -- optional

Remove all green rind from melon.

Cut in 1" cubes.

Soak overnight in solution of 4 Tbsp. salt to 1 quart water. Drain. Cover with fresh water and cook until tender. Drain again.

Heat sugar, vinegar and spices tied in a bag to boiling point and allow to set 15 minutes.

Add drained rind and cook until clear and transparent.

Add food coloring if desired.

Pack rind into hot sterilized jars. Cover with syrup but leave 1/2" headspace. Seal.

Click/Tap here for the Printer friendly version. (Just shows the recipe only)

You can Click/Tap Back to return here.