Red Wine Vinegar Pickled Watermelon Rinds
Recipe type: Condiments
Author: Jillian
  • Rinds from half a watermelon, chopped into matchsticks, green outer shell removed
  • 1 cup watermelon juice
  • 3 cups red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 cup sugar plus more to taste
  • 2 tsp kosher salt plus more to taste
  • 10 fresh basil leaves per quart jar of watermelon rind
  1. In a mixing bowl, mix together watermelon juice, red wine vinegar, sugar and salt
  2. Taste mixture and adjust seasoning if needed
  3. Pack watermelon rind slices into a clean, quart sized mason jar
  4. Pour watermelon juice mixture over watermelon rind and refrigerate for 24-48 hours before serving
  5. Each pickling liquid recipe will yield enough for approximately 2-3 jars of pickled watermelon rind.
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