This sweet summer fruit can be served a variety of ways. Try one of our featured recipes.
World of WatermelonIf a sprinkle of salt is the wildest you've ever gotten with your watermelon, get ready to enjoy the juicy summer staple like never before. The sweet fruit can be served as a drink, salad, dessert, side dish, or even an entrée. Grab a big slice and learn how to make the classic picnic table favorite a star.
Summer Melon Salad with Feta and MintRich feta cheese is a bright contrast to the mint, tomatoes, and melon in this dinner dish. Serve with grilled chicken or smoked ham for a tasty dinner.
Watermelon Rind RelishPair this tangy relish with ham or fish, or mix a little into your favorite steamed vegetables for an extra punch of flavor. Since you're only using the rind for the relish, zest the watermelon first, then serve the leftover fruit as a side salad.
Flank Steak with Grilled Mango and Watermelon ChutneyThis vibrant chutney perfectly complements the steak's mild rub. Grilled mango, cilantro, and mint accentuate the sweet watermelon taste.
Tomato-and-Watermelon SaladWatermelon and tomato may seem an unlikely combination, but when you put them together you'll be amazed at how good they taste. There's a healthful bonus too. Both are high in lycopene, which helps prevent certain types of cancer.
Slushy Watermelon MojitosSweeten the classic Cuban cocktail with frozen watermelon. Fresh mint and lime slices add a sour twist to the naturally sweet fruit.
Watermelon SorbetWater, sugar, melon, and lime juice are all you need for this cool summer treat. Let the sorbet freeze while you enjoy dinner.
Watermelon-Lemonade CoolerMix freshly cut watermelon with frozen lemonade, add a dash of mint, and you've got a sweet and sour summer drink perfect for your next weekend brunch.