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Pickled Watermelon Rind

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Ingredients
  White part of the watermelon rind 3 Pound, cubed
  Sugar 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Cider vinegar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Cold water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Whole cloves 1 Tablespoon
  Whole allspice 1 Tablespoon
  Cinnamon stick 1 Tablespoon
  Lemon 1 , sliced
  Salt To Taste
Directions

MAKING
1. In a salt-resistant pot or pan prepare a brine of 2 tablespoons salt with 1 quart of water.
2. Cover the melon rind in brine, let it stand overnight and drain.
3. Into the pot add fresh water, cook the rind with cover for about 10 minutes such that tender and drain.
4. In a large pot, combine sugar, vinegar and 1 cup of cold water and heat until sugar dissolves.
5. In a cheesecloth bag tie allspice, cloves, cinnamon and lemon and add to the vinegar mixture.
6. Add the watermelon rind and cook until transparent for about 45 minutes.

FINALIZING
7. Transfer into sterilized jars and seal.

SERVING
8. Serve or use as desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Storage: 
Preserving
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Watermelon
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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