Watermelon Harvest Pie

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"Made with the rind of the watermelon. Let the hogs go hungry tonight!"
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Ingredients

servings 459 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 459 kcal
  • 23%
  • Fat:
  • 22.4 g
  • 34%
  • Carbs:
  • 63.3g
  • 20%
  • Protein:
  • 4.9 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 308 mg
  • 12%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).
  2. Place watermelon rind in a saucepan and cover with water and bring this to a boil. Reduce the heat; simmer uncovered for about 10 minutes or until the rind becomes tender and translucent. Remove from heat and drain.
  3. Place cooked watermelon rind in a large bowl and add the cranberries, walnuts and vinegar. Combine the sugar, pumpkin pie spice, flour, and the salt. Add this to the rind mixture and stir well.
  4. Line a 9 inch pie plate with bottom pastry, trim the pastry even with the edge. Add the filling. Roll out the remaining pastry and make a lattice crust. Seal and flute edges.
  5. Cover pie with aluminum foil and bake at 425 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 20-25 minutes. Remove the foil, and bake for another 20-25 minutes or until the crust is golden brown.
  6. In a small bowl, combine confectioners sugar, orange rind and orange juice. Stir to combine, and spoon over hot pie. Cool on a wire rack.

Reviews

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i eat a lot of melon and thought it would be a good way to use the rind. this is definitely different and not bad. you have to like a crunchy type pie with the rind, nuts, and dried cranberrie...

IT WAS SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO! YUMMY!

This pie reminds me of a meatless mincemeat pie, taste and texture is almost identical. I'm not a huge fan of mincemeat unless it's chopped real fine. If I ever made it again, I would definete...

This was just not to my liking, mainly because I don't like this kind of pie. It would be great in Fall (I made it in August), and is a great way to use up watermelon rind. In my family we eat u...