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Citron Melon Preserves

  Prepared citron melon 1 1⁄2 Quart
  Sugar 4 Cup (64 tbs) (divided)
  Water 1 Quart
  Lemon 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), thinly sliced

Both inner and outer part of melon may be used but should be prepared separately.
To prepare melon: Cut outer part into 3/4-inch slices, crosswise; trim off green rind.
Cut into 1-inch pieces.
Remove seeds from inner part; cut into 1 -inch pieces.
Add 2 cups sugar to water; bring to a boil.
Add citron and cook rapidly until tender, about 45 minutes.
Cover and let stand 12 to 18 hours in a cool place.
Add remaining sugar and lemon.
Boil gently until clear, about 1 hour.
Pour hot into hot jars, leaving 1/4 inch head space.
Adjust caps.
Process 15 minutes in boiling water bath.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3602 Calories from Fat 26

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 3 g4.7%

Saturated Fat 0.77 g3.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 230.6 mg9.6%

Total Carbohydrates 937 g312.5%

Dietary Fiber 18.4 g73.6%

Sugars 910.8 g

Protein 13 g26.7%

Vitamin A 960.6% Vitamin C 1021.8%

Calcium 20.9% Iron 21.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Citron Melon Preserves Recipe