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Watermelon Pickle

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Ingredients
  Watermelon rind 1 Large
  Water 2 Quart
  Salt To Taste
  Pickling syrup 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lemon 1 , sliced thin
Directions

Trim off green skin and pink meat from watermelon rind.
Cut rind into 1-inch squares or small oblong pieces.
Measure; there should be 4 quarts.
Cover with cold salted water (1/4 cup salt to 2 quarts water) and let stand overnight.
Drain, cover with fresh cold water, and simmer until tender.
Drain.
Add to Pickling Syrup with lemon.
Bring to boil and simmer for 1 hour, or until clear.
Remove spice bag and pack pickle in hot sterilized jars and seal.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Side Dish
Storage: 
Preserving
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Watermelon
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
80 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes

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