Watermelon Rind Preserves

Preparation info
  • Yield: About

    6 Pints

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Craig Claiborne's Southern Cooking

By Craig Claiborne

Published 1987

  • About


  • 1 watermelon (about 9 pounds)
  • 4 tablespoons salt


  • To prepare the rind, trim the green skin and pink flesh from thick watermelon rind; cut the rind into 1-inch pieces.
  • Dissolve the salt in 2 quarts of cold water and pour over rin