31 Watermelon Recipes to Satisfy Your Summer Cravings
Delicious Fat-Free Watermelon Sherbet
Cool down this summer with in-season watermelon sherbet. With only four ingredients, this cool watermelon treat is easy, delicious, and bursting with refreshing flavor. Even better, it's a budget-friendly option, too!
Grilled Chicken with Watermelon Glaze
Try a spicy red pepper-watermelon glaze on your next grilled chicken recipe. Apple jelly and a hint of lime add sweet flavor to this unique summer dish.
Watermelon Fruit Salad
There's no easier way to use up sweet watermelon than in a potluck-perfect fruit salad. Honey, basil, and red wine vinegar coat the colorful fruit medley.
Grilled Watermelon Salad
The grill comes in handy for more than burgers and hot dogs. Grilling your watermelon adds a delicious smokey flavor to this easy fruit salad recipe, while pickled radishes give it a bit of tang. You'll love the honey-lime vinaigrette recipe on its own, so save that recipe for all your favorite salads.
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Melon and Salt
Just like the recipe name, all you need for a perfect healthy summer snack is those two ingredients, except we've added one more: smoked paprika ($5, The Spice House). If that's not your thing, you can alternatively drizzle a bit of red or white wine into your salt before coating your watermelon cubes.
Mini Gyro Burgers with Watermelon-Feta Salad
Pork Tacos with Spicy Watermelon Salsa
Amp up a ho-hum taco with our homemade watermelon salsa. The spectacular spicy-sweet topper is filled with chopped Anaheim peppers, fresh cilantro, and watermelon.
Pair watermelon with your favorite summer berries in this easy, icy dessert. With fewer than 100 calories per serving, it's a summery treat you can feel good about serving to your family.
Caprese Watermelon Salad
Summer calls for simple, and while this watermelon salad may be easy, you'll be craving it all season long. All you need is watermelon, mozzarella, basil, and balsamic to have the perfect summer-fresh salad.
Watermelon Margarita Pops
Flatbread Panzanella with Watermelon, Feta, and Mint
Watermelon Soup with Fresh Mint
Grilled Watermelon-Shrimp Salad
Spicy Watermelon Salad
As refreshing sides go, this easy watermelon recipe hits it out of the park. Grape juice gives a hint of sweet pucker, while mint and feta add fresh, savory flavor.
Homemade Gyros with Watermelon-Feta Salad
A little salty, a little sweet, this flavor-packed fresh watermelon recipe is anything but boring. We're talking queso fresco, a hint of lime, some fresh mint, and a kick of fresh jalapeno chile pepper.
Gazpacho may not typically be fruity, but you don't know what you're missing. This chilled watermelon soup is perfectly refreshing on a hot summer day.
Though it may not be a competition, prepare to have the most adorable ice pops on the block. Plus, your kids will have no idea you're basically serving them blended fruit. If you want an adult version of this pop, look no further than our boozy watermelon pop recipe.
You may not have thought about watermelon becoming jelly before, but it's quite a treat. Especially when paired with tart raspberries. Once you make this simple jelly, there are no limits to what you can put it on. We suggest starting with ice cream or Panna cotta (as seen here), but the list really goes on and on.