Watermelon epitomizes summertime – ice cold, in chunks, sliced, pureed or even grilled. We’ve gathered 20 of the tastiest watermelon recipes for summer and your tastebuds’ pleasure.
Everything from Watermelon Desserts to Watermelon Salads, Frozen Watermelon Drinks and even a few Watermelon Dinner Ideas! You’ll love all of these Fresh Summer Recipes for your 4th of July Barbecue and more!
Watermelon Recipes for Summer
Feta cheese. Mint. The ingredients say it all, and what they say is YUM.
This salad gives the perfect balance to sweet & savory.
With a hint of spice from the basil and pepper, this sweet salad will hit the spot.
The addition of roasted, seasoned pecans adds crunch and flavor.
A juicy slice of grilled watermelon topped with a refreshing salad tossed with a dijon vinaigrette at your next BBQ.
A light, refreshing salad, both sweet and savory.
Don’t be scared, this mixture of watermelon, jalapeño, garlic, and feta served as a chilled soup is refreshing.
With the sweet taste of watermelon and the sour taste of the vinegar this recipe can be used as a marinade or basting while cooking.
No grain in sight, just delicious kid-friendly sweetness.
Grilling brings out the natural sugar in this healthy dessert.
11.) Fresh Fruit Pizza
Get the kids in the kitchen – and some good food in their tummies.
The perfect refreshing sip by the pool. Or anytime really.
13.) Watermelon Green Tea
Two ingredients just made for each other – clean, sweet and refreshing.
More flavor than fruit infused water, but much less sugar than other drinks.
The next time you’re in the mood for a frozen treat, make these – you and your kids will love them!
Slushies make for a tasty summer time treat, perfect for serving at BBQs or after a time in the hot sun.
17.) Watermelon Pops
Homemade popsicles add an unexpected ingredient to up the watermelon flavor.
18.) Watermelon Cupcakes
Full of fun colors, these are a quick, easy and fun summer dessert.
When you’re asked to bring watermelon to your next get-together, bring this versatile little dessert instead. They’ll thank you.
Fresh pureed watermelon homemade sorbet studded with dark chocolate is the perfect summer sweet treat.