Wondered if the Watermelon Rind was Eatible?
It sure it. And, it has beneficial nutrients. Watermelon rinds have an amino acid called citrulline. It can help get rid of nitrogen in your blood and can also help ease pain if you have sore muscles. In fact, the rind has more citrulline than the juicy flesh. If you’re not keen on eating the rind raw, there are other ways to prepare and eat it. You can pickle it, juice it, or stir fry it like a vegetable.
If you plan to munch on a watermelon rind, make sure you wash it thoroughly. I wash my watermelons before I slice them. If you don’t wash them first, your knife could carry bacteria from the watermelon’s surface to area the knife passes through.