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Minted Watermelon Pickles

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The Minted Watermelon Pickles is simply mouth watering! The flavor of the Minted Watermelon Pickles is so addictive! It is not surprising that this pickle is finished in a matter of two to three days! You simply have to try this brilliant Minted Watermelon Pickles recipe!
  Watermelon rind 1 Large (About 12 Cups Cut Rind)
  Salt 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Water 7 Pint (About 14 Cups)
  Sugar 8 Cup (128 tbs)
  Cider vinegar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Lemons 2 , thinly sliced
  Cinnamon stick pieces 3 (About 3 Inch In Each)
  Whole cloves 2 Teaspoon
  Whole allspice 2 Teaspoon
  Mint extract 2 Teaspoon
  Green food coloring 1 Teaspoon

Pare the watermelon rind; remove green and pink portions.
Cut rind into 1- to 1 1/4 inch squares.
Add the salt to 8 cups water; stir until salt is dissolved.
Pour over watermelon rind and let stand overnight.
Cover rind with fresh water and cook, covered, about 1 hour, or until tender.
Drain thoroughly.
Combine remaining 6 cups water with sugar and vinegar in a 4-quart saucepan; cook gently about 8 minutes.
Tie lemon slices and the spices in a spice bag; add with the drained rind to syrup.
Cook, uncovered, until rind is clear and transparent, about 1 hour.
Stir in mint extract and several drops food coloring; blend well.
Remove rind from syrup with a slotted spoon and pack into hot sterilized jars.
Pour syrup over rind, leaving headspace; release air bubbles and seal immediately

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Minted Watermelon Pickles Recipe