Watermelon Rind Preserves Recipe

Watermelon Rind Preserves
submitted by sumit at ifood.tv


Main Ingredient


 Watermelon rind1 Pound
 Cinnamon sticks2
 Sugar1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Toasted blanched almonds1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Honey1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Lemon1⁄2 , juiced
 Water1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2981 Calories from Fat 281

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 30 g46.4%

Saturated Fat 2 g10.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 603.3 mg25.1%

Total Carbohydrates 687 g228.9%

Dietary Fiber 9.8 g39.1%

Sugars 597.8 g

Protein 13 g25.9%

Vitamin A 0.4% Vitamin C 38.7%

Calcium 19% Iron 17.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Peel watermelon rind and cube.
Put rind in a saucepan with sugar, honey, water, and cinnamon sticks.
Bring to a boil and simmer for 1 hour.
Stir at intervals and skim off any scum that rises to top while cooking.
Add almonds and lemon juice at end of cooking.