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Watermelon Rind BBQ Sauce

Don’t toss those watermelon rinds! Did you know there are lots of uses for all parts of a watermelon, including the rind? Just peel and toss in the Instant Pot along with the other ingredients to make this delicious and tangy Watermelon Rind BBQ Sauce.

Recipe sponsored by the National Watermelon Promotional Board.

Watermelon Rind BBQ Sauce

Watermelon Rind BBQ Sauce

Don’t toss those watermelon rinds! Did you know there are lots of uses for all parts of a watermelon, including the rind? Just peel and toss in the Instant Pot along with the other ingredients to make this delicious and tangy Watermelon Rind BBQ Sauce.

Yield: 8
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup chopped watermelon rind
  • 1 (6 oz.) can tomato paste
  • 1/4 cup distilled white vinegar
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Instructions

  1. Add watermelon rind, tomato paste, vinegar, sugar, Worcestershire, oil and garlic to Instant Pot. Place lid on Instant Pot and set value to Sealing position. Cook on high 10 minutes. Once done cooking, quick release steam and remove lid.
  2. Let cool before transferring to food processor or blender and blend until smooth.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 85Total Fat: 3.5gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 246mgCarbohydrates: 13gSugar: 10.1gProtein: 1g

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Amber Gray

Amber is the new mom to a baby girl and navigating the world of diapers, first foods and very little sleep. She has been a part of the Produce for Kids team for 9 years, overseeing all digital marketing efforts including digital partnerships, content strategy, social media, website and email marketing. A passion for healthy cooking was instilled in her at a young age, cooking alongside her mom and sister in the kitchen. Her passion for cooking, food and photography has also brought her behind the lens to develop and photograph recipes for Produce for Kids and partners.

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