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Old Fashioned Pickled Watermelon Rind Or “Watermelon Pickles” Recipe

Course Salad
Cuisine American


  • 3 quarts (about 6 pounds) watermelon rind, unpared
  • 3/4  cup salt
  • 3 quarts water
  • 2 quarts (2 trays) ice cubes
  • 9 cups sugar
  • 3 cups 5% vinegar, white
  • cups water
  • 1 tablespoon (about 48) whole cloves
  • 6 cinnamon sticks, 1-inch pieces
  • 1 lemon, thinly sliced, with seeds removed


  • Directions:Trim the pink flesh and outer green skin from thick watermelon rind. Cut into 1-inch squares or fancy shapes as desired. Cover with brine made by mixing the salt with 3 quarts of cold water. Add ice cubes. Let stand 3 to 4 hours.
Keyword watermelon pickles recipe, Watermelon Rind
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