Watermelon Recipes

Refreshing watermelon can be enjoyed by the whole family with these watermelon recipes, including ideas for desserts, drinks, salads, salsa, gazpacho, slushies, melon balls and more.

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Can You Eat Watermelon Seeds?

Can you eat watermelon seeds? Read on to find out if you really need to spit them out.

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This $13 Tool Will Change the Way You Cut Watermelon

We're never using a regular knife again!


Watermelon Rind Preserves

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This is an old-fashioned recipe and a wonderful way to reduce food waste. Watermelon rind preserves are not like traditional...


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How to Cut a Watermelon into Slices, Cubes or Sticks

Follow our step-by-step guide to learn how to cut a watermelon. You'll have neat slices, melon balls, cubes and sticks...


How to Tap a Watermelon Keg

Let's just say we have a new favorite way to enjoy watermelon.

Spicy Thai-Inspired Noodle Watermelon Salad

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Our county is famous for its fabulous Green River melons. While you won’t find this unique and refreshing salad at...


Watermelon and Cucumber Salsa

The combo of watermelon and cucumber may sound unusual—it tastes anything but! Eat the salsa with chips, or serve it...

Creamy Watermelon Smoothie

I love this refreshing watermelon smoothie recipe and the bright, summery flavor. The key is to freeze the watermelon cubes...


Summertime Watermelon Punch for a Crowd

I attended a patio party years ago where the hostess had a clever watermelon “bowl” with a scalloped edge and...


Watermelon Shrimp Salad

2 reviews

Sweet, spicy and easy to make, this salad travels well in a cooler to picnics and summer gatherings. I love...


Our Most Refreshing Watermelon Salads

Pieces of crisp and juicy watermelon star in these watermelon salad recipes. Try one of these unique dishes for your...

This Simple Trick Makes It Easy to Carve a Watermelon

Sure, you could just slice away with wild abandon. But learning how to carve a watermelon with this trick will...


13 Savory Ways to Enjoy Watermelon

Watermelon is more versatile than you think.


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This No-Bake Watermelon Pie Is Cool, Creamy and Oh-So Sweet

Learn how to whip up a creamy watermelon pie that's as pretty and pink as it is tasty!


Mint Watermelon Salad

12 reviews

I invented this refreshing fruit salad one sultry afternoon while my friends were gathered around my pool. It was quick...


Watermelon Beetle Convertible

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What could be cooler than a convertible in the summer? You'll have so much fun when you make this watermelon...

Spicy Watermelon Salsa

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I threw this together after an overzealous trip to the farmers market! My family loved it from the first bite....


Strawberry Watermelon Slush

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We like to relax on the back porch with glasses of my slush after a long, hot day. Strawberries and...


Watermelon Spritzer

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It couldn’t get much easier than this bright spritzer! “Watermelon blended with limeade is cool and refreshing. It’s a wonderful...


Summer Buzz Fruit Salad

3 reviews

For picnics, cookouts and showers, we make a sweet salad of watermelon, cherries, blueberries and microgreens. No matter where I...


Watermelon-Strawberry Cooler

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My family gulps this frosty cooler because we love, love, love watermelon. The strawberries give it an extra pop. This...


Watermelon Feta Flag Salad

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Our family celebrates the Fourth of July with a watermelon salad that resembles the flag. Here’s an all-American centerpiece that’s...


Melon-Berry Salad

The best way to cool down on a warm day is with a chilled fruit salad. Serve this one for...


Tangy Watermelon Salad

12 reviews

The refreshing blend of watermelon, red onions and a splash of citrus always does me proud at picnics and potlucks....


Yellow Squash & Watermelon Salad

5 reviews

I always enjoy taking this healthy option to parties and potlucks, and people really seem to appreciate it. No oil...

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Mojito Marinated Fruit

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All the flavors of the popular mojito cocktail are featured in this fantastic salad. After you eat the fruit, you’ll...


Watermelon Vodka Sorbet

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This icy granita is a cooling delight on a hot summer day. This is an adults only goody. You can...


Watermelon-Lime Cooler

When temps heat up, chill some glasses and cool down with a slushy blend of watermelon, lime and ginger ale....


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Watermelon Rind Pickles

6 reviews

"Waste not, want not" has always been smart advice—especially when it produces picked watermelon rind that's so refreshing. —Taste of...


Watermelon Cups

6 reviews

This lovely appetizer is almost too pretty to eat! Sweet watermelon cubes hold a refreshing topping that showcases cucumber, red...


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Watermelon and Spinach Salad

14 reviews

Summer's the perfect time to toss up this watermelon salad. You'd never expect it, but spinach is awesome here. Eat...