This Watermelon Rinds fruit preserve (in Greek glyko karpouzi), is made using a mini watermelon about the size of a regular football ball. Some of the flesh has also been left on the rind.
Karpouzopita, which comes from the words “karpouzi” (watermelon) and “pita” (pie also meaning flat) is a traditional Greek recipe coming from the Cyclades and having its roots in the antiquity.
Glyko Karpouzi is a fruit preserve made with the rind of the watermelon (karpouzi in Greek pronounced Glee-KHO kar-POU-zee), so whenever you get a thick skinned watermelon, you can use the rind to make this sweet fruit preserve.
This refreshing Watermelon Halloumi Salad with Mint is easy to make and perfect for summer.
It is fresh and light and the sweet, ripe watermelon combined with halloumi cheese and fresh mint is simply dressed with olive oil.