Put It in a Watermelon: 10 Recipes That Can Be Served In a Watermelon Half

Serve your watermelon recipes in the watermelon itself

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Here are 10 watermelon recipes that can be served in a watermelon half.

In case you’re looking to top your last get-together, when you made those delicious margaritas in those glamorous cups, we’ve got you covered. Here are 10 watermelon recipes that can be served in a watermelon half. One of these is sure to be the centerpiece at your next party.

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Watermelon is a juicy fruit that is popular in the summer months — it will keep you refreshed at any gathering. Buy a few watermelons for your next backyard festivities and make a few refreshing recipes that range from drinks to appetizers.

Whip up our simple Watermelon Lemonade with only four ingredients: watermelon, lemon juice, cane sugar, and mint springs. All you have to do is cut your watermelon in half, scoop out the fruit, and serve whatever you desire in the empty half. You can even make a Watermelon Salad with Feta and put it into the watermelon. Whatever recipe you choose, this unique presentation makes a great conversation starter among guests. (Don’t forget to mention The Daily Meal when you’re bragging about your party ideas!)

Watermelon Rum Soda

If you’re having an intimate gathering at your home, this is the perfect drink to serve. Just put this Watermelon Rum Soda in a watermelon half, add a few straws, and encourage everyone to share.

Watermelon and Strawberry Salad with Chile Vinaigrette

Why limit yourself to watermelon? Other fruits are welcome, too. Make a strawberry and watermelon salad to put in a watermelon half for a delicious appetizer.