12 Watermelon Recipes To Try This Summer

One of my favorite things about summer is all the delicious summer fruit that gets stocked at the grocery store. Of all the summer fruits, watermelon is my absolute favorite. It’s sweet and juicy, perfect on even the hottest of days. Not only is it refreshing, but it always packs some nutrition. Watermelon has excellent levels of Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C and is an excellent source of Potassium. It’s a treat you never have to feel guilty about and one that biting into will release memories of summers past.

Besides just cutting one open and digging in, watermelons can also be used to make some delicious eats and treats. From popsicles to salads to beverages, Watermelons are the fruit of the summer season. Below are 12 watermelon recipes to try this summer, check them out and let me know what you think!


  • Paletas de Sandia y Pepino (Watermelon Cucumber Mexican Popsicles) 1 of 11

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    Nothing spells refreshing like a paleta in the summer. This refreshing combo of Watermelon and Cucumber will have your tastebuds tingling. See Recipe

  • Beet con Sandia 2 of 11

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    This salad has it all- veggies, watermelon, cheese and topped with honey and lime. It's a decadent delight for all your tastebuds...can you say DROOOOOLLL. See recipe

  • Minty Melon Salad 3 of 11

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    This is not your grandma's melon salad. Oh no no no. This is summer goodness in a bowl. Melons, rosewater and coconut milk... drool. See recipe

  • Watermelon Jello 4 of 11

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    I can't decide whether I want to decorate my kitchen with these or eat them all. This unique watermelon jello uses the actual watermelon rind as the plate. Way cute and way yummy! See Recipe.

  • Bionico 5 of 11

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    This is Mexican fruit salad is a fruit salad to the 10000000th degree. Deliciousness on top of deliciousness with a side of DELISH. Try it at home or to wow your guests at a BBQ. See Recipe

  • Balsamic Watermelon with Mint 6 of 11

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    This dish goes where no watermelon has gone before. Pairing the sweetness of a watermelon with the tangy and bitter flavors of kumquats, mint and...balsamic vinegar makes this one to try that will leave your guests saying, Whoa. See Recipe. 

  • Watermelon Lemonade 7 of 11

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    On a hot summer day, the right beverage can make 100 degress feel like 60, and this Watermelon Lemonade just hits the spot. Kid friendly as is, but I'd add some vodka for a girl's day at the beach. See Recipe

  • Watermelon Salad with Feta Cheese 8 of 11

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    Whoever said you can't have watermelon for dinner clearly has not seen this scrumptious salad that pairs fruit and cheese to make for a great dinner treat or appetizer. See Recipe. 

  • Watermelon Margerita 9 of 11

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    This is a recipe that speaks to my heart. Not just any margerita, but a watermelon margarita. My mouth is literally salivating. Kids, mommy is taking a break... See recipe.

  • Agua de Sandia 10 of 11

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    The literal translation is Watermelon Water, but this is so much more than water could ever wish to be. Sweet watermelon with simple syrup and a hint of lime. I'll be making a gallon of this to take with me to the beach next weekend. See Recipe

  • Watermelon Cake 11 of 11

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    This cake is actually good for you! The filling is all watermelon and the great part is, no baking in a hot oven! Serve me up a slice asap! See Recipe


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