9 Wonderful Ways to Eat More Watermelon This Summer

Stay hydrated with these delicious recipes

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9 Wonderful Ways to Eat More Watermelon This Summer

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Eating more watermelon is a healthy and delicious way to stay hydrated. We have nine watermelon recipes to inspire you this summer. 

Grilled Watermelon

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This delicious watermelon dish is anything but ordinary — it’s full of sweet, smoky, and salty flavors.

Melon Salsa

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The sweetness of watermelon is the perfect complement to fresh, spicy garlic and bright, herbaceous cilantro. Serve this salsa with crunchy tortilla chips for the perfect healthy and hydrating snack.

Spiked Watermelon Balls

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A splash of rum and a hint of grated lime zest gives these watermelon balls a delicious twist. Serve them in a cocktail glass for a fun, grown-up dessert.

Tomato and Watermelon Salad

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This stunning salad is almost too beautiful to eat. With juicy, colorful heirloom tomatoes, fresh watermelon, and tangy goat cheese, it has a wonderful balance of colors and flavors.

Watermelon and Feta Skewers

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Another sweet-and-salty watermelon treat, these skewers layer watermelon and cubes of feta cheese for a delicious snack that’s easy to make.

Watermelon Gazpacho

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If you’re not a fan of traditional tomato gazpacho, why not sweeten things up with some puréed watermelon? Whether you’re looking for a spicy gazpacho or one that’s a little milder, we have a few recipes we know you’ll love.

Watermelon Granita

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If you were a fan of snow cones as a child, then you’re going to love this sophisticated version. It has all the freshness you love in watermelon with an extra hint of sweetness from the honey.

Watermelon Kale Salad

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Watermelon is also delicious over hardy greens like kale. This salad adds an extra pop of flavor with scratch-made, quickly pickled red onions.

Watermelon and Strawberry Salad with Chile Vinaigrette

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Wake up your basic fruit salad with a little bit of spice. This sweet-and-savory recipe balances the sugar in the fruit with chopped cilantro, finely chopped red onion, and a bit of spicy chile pepper.