Entertain with Watermelon This Summer

Cool down this summer with these 5 watermelon recipes

There’s no doubt that falling face first on a huge wedge of watermelon is a sure sign that summer is in full swing. Watermelon is one of summer’s quintessential fruits, and packs in both flavor and nutrients. Though the face-first method is a classic, there are other ways to enjoy this summertime fruit with the company of friends and family.

Watermelon is surprisingly versatile in cooking — it pairs fabulously with both sweet and savory foods. From cocktails to appetizers to desserts, these simple watermelon recipes are guaranteed to make summer entertaining a breeze! Serve these refreshing recipes outdoors to cool guests off under the hot summer sun. Plus, watermelon is one of few foods that are rich in cancer-fighting antioxidant lycopene, which gives another reason to enjoy these simple summertime recipes with loved ones, completely guilt-free!

Watermelon Sangria

Watermelon Gazpacho 

Refreshing Watermelon-Feta Salad

Curried Shrimp Salad with Grilled Watermelon

Watermelon and Mint Granita