• 2servings

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Nutrition Info . . .

NutrientsCarbohydrates, Cellulose

Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 906 g watermelon rind, cut into 1 inch cubes

  2. 18 cups water, used in

  3. 3 different measurements

  4. 1/2 cup salt

  5. 4 cups sugar

  6. 1 lemon, thinly sliced

  7. 1 tbsp. whole cloves

  8. 1 tbsp. whole allspice berries

  9. 2 cinnamon sticks

  10. 2 cups white vinegar

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Stir together 8 cups water and salt in a large bowl. Add cubed watermelon rind. Cover and let stand overnight. Drain rind well and transfer to a large pot. Add 8 cups water and heat to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes until watermelon is crisp-tender. Drain. To same pot, add sugar, lemon slices, cloves, allspice, cinnamon sticks, vinegar and 2 cups water. Heat to a boil. Stir in watermelon rind. Simmer, stirring frequently, about 1 hour until rind is clear and syrup is thick. Ladle pickles into hot sterilized jars. Fill with hot syrup. Seal and store in a cool, dry place.


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