Though often thought of as a refreshing and sweet fruit meant for dessert or a fruit salad, watermelon also works well in savory recipes. Yes, we all know about the watermelon and feta salad trend that seemed to hit almost every restaurant a few years ago, but there is so much more that you can do.
Play around with different methods of cooking this crisp and colorful fruit and just know that you're adding a healthy dose of vitamins A and C to each dish. Also, try experimenting with the different varieties of watermelon that are available to explore their unique textures and flavors.
To aid us in this savory experiment, we turned to different chefs around the country for their take on this delicous and healthy summer fruit. Let us know what you think or if you have any favorite go-to recipes of your own!
This gorgeous and freshing dish is a great twist on the everyday fruit salad.
Swap out cantaloupe for watermelon in this favorite appetizer dish.
A fantastic, no-cook dish that is both delicious and satisfying.
Pickling watermelon is very easy and adds a zing to it (especially when you use spicy jalapeños like in this recipe).
Watermelon is used two ways in this recipe: as a sweet dessert in the form of sorbet and mixed into the salad in chunky cubes.