recipes from leftovers

Crisp Pickled Watermelon Rind Recipe

Sarita Harbor

Making this type of pickles gave us an easy way to enjoy the pickles right away.

Experience a unique treat with this recipe. A sweet, tangy delight that turns waste into a tasty treat.

This recipe uses apple cider vinegar,  kosher salt, sugar, water, bay leaf, garlic, buds, coriander, black peppercorns

Remove the toughest part of the watermelon rind, the outer green skin.


Use a cutting board and sharp knife to dice the green, pink and white rind flesh into small pieces.


Place the bite-sized pieces in a microwavable large bowl. Add all remaining ingredients.


Cook on full power in the microwave for 4-5 minutes.


Cool pickles. For best results, chill in the refrigerator for at least an hour.


Transfer in a serving plate, add chopped parsley and a little olive oil and serve.


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