When you think of summertime, what’s the one fruit that stands out to you as THE fruit of the summer? Most of us will think about the utterly delicious watermelon! One of the benefits of watermelon is that you only need a watermelon and a knife to enjoy it. You don’t need to top it off with anything to make it taste good or to fill you up. But did you know that there are so many other ways to use watermelon? Instead of confining it to slices, why not include it in a salad, soup or dessert? Watermelon has so many uses in the food world, and we are just scratching the surface. Here are ten creative ways to eat watermelon!
This isn’t your average fruit salad! With this flavorful dressing, you simply can’t go wrong.
http://www.jocooks.com/salads/mixed-fruit-with-lemon-basil-dressing/ Photos and Recipe By: Jo Cooks
Looking for a quick dessert? This frozen watermelon has your name written all over it. Top with some colorful sprinkles!
http://www.fromcalculustocupcakes.com/chocolate-covered-frozen-watermelon/#more-8829 Photos and Recipe By: From Calculus To Cupcakes
This is not a drill! Watermelon Frosé does exist and can be served up in the best way possible – in a watermelon!
http://www.howsweeteats.com/2017/06/watermelon-frose/?crlt.pid=camp.w2vnywlzybNy Photos and Recipe By: How Sweet It Is
When we think of watermelon, it’s not usually in a soup! But here we are, looking at a watermelon soup recipe!
https://happykitchen.rocks/watermelon-gazpacho/ Photos and Recipe By: Happy Kitchen
Need an easy salad to serve at the next family BBQ? This salad is simple and beautifully presented.
https://shewearsmanyhats.com/blueberry-watermelon-feta-mint-salad/ Photos and Recipe By: She Wears Many Hats
If you’re making some nachos tonight, why not make a sweet and spicy salsa to go with it? Dig in!
http://www.thegunnysack.com/watermelon-salsa-recipe/ Photos and Recipe By: The Gunny Sack
Do you have a special celebration coming up? Do you want to celebrate a loved one in your life? Blow them away with a decadent, gourmet meal that makes watermelon the superstar.
http://www.aspicyperspective.com/seared-scallops-watermelon-salad-sparkling-mint-vinaigrette/2/ Photos and Recipe By: A Spicy Perspective
I think this watermelon recipe is absolute genius. No cooking required, just toss on a combination of flavors and serve it up as a lunchtime meal or an appetizer before supper.
http://www.skinnytaste.com/watermelon-feta-and-balsamic-pizzas/ Photos and Recipe By: Skinny Taste
Make some frozen treats out of your favorite hydrating fruit! Flavored with mint, ginger and hibiscus, this popsicle will be the most gourmet treat you eat all week.
https://www.halfbakedharvest.com/ginger-hibiscus-and-minty-watermelon-popsicles/ Photos and Recipe By: Half Baked Harvest
I have yet to try out watermelon jerky, but I have heard that this is the most addicting, delicious, natural treat for summer. Try it out and tell me what you think in the comments below!
https://www.theskinnyconfidential.com/watermelonjerky/ Photos and Recipe By: The Skinny Confidential