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Pickled Watermelon Rind

Ingredients
  Watermelon rind 4 Quart
  Salt 2 Tablespoon
  Cinnamon stick pieces 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Broken Stick Cinnamon)
  Whole cloves 1 Tablespoon
  Vinegar 1 Quart
  Sugar 8 Cup (128 tbs)
Directions

Remove the peel and pink portion from watermelon rind and cut into 2-inch squares.
Simmer in salted boiling water to cover until rind is tender, then drain thoroughly.
Chill in very cold water for at least 1 hour or overnight and drain.
Tie the spices in a bag.
Bring the vinegar and sugar to a boil.
Add spices and drained watermelon rind.
Simmer until rind is clear and transparent, then remove spice bag.
Pack the rind into hot sterilized jars.
Cover with boiling syrup and seal immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Storage: 
Preserving
Interest: 
Holiday
Ingredient: 
Watermelon

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