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Pickled Watermelon Harvest

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Now there's another reason to be wild about watermelon! Our Pickled Watermelon Harvest recipe is a tangy, sweet, and spicy combo of pickled watermelon rind, cauliflower, and carrots. This healthy go-along relish will wake up your taste buds in a flash!

Yields: 4 cups

Chilling Time: 8 hr

Cooking Time: 1 hr

What You'll Need:
  • 9 cups water, divided
  • 3 cups 1-inch chunks peeled watermelon rind (see Tips)
  • 2 carrots, peeled and sliced into 1/2-inch chunks
  • 2 cups cauliflower florets
  • 3/4 cup white vinegar
  • 3 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon whole cloves
  • Zest of one orange
What To Do:
  1. In a large pot over high heat, bring 8 cups water and the watermelon rind to a boil. Boil 15 to 20 minutes, or until rind is fork-tender; drain and return rind to the pot.
     
  2. Add remaining water, the carrots, cauliflower, vinegar, sugar, cloves and orange zest; bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium and cook 35 to 40 minutes, or until liquid has thickened slightly, stirring frequently. Remove from heat and allow to cool.
     
  3. Transfer to an airtight container and chill overnight before serving.



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