10 Unexpected Ways to Enjoy Watermelon this Summer
Watermelon-and-Feta Orzo Salad
Recipe: Watermelon-and-Feta Orzo Salad
Make your traditional watermelon salad into a main dish by adding orzo.
Crunchy Jerk Tacos with Watermelon-Mango Salsa
Serve this incredibly flavorful salsa with chips as an appetizer, or use it top your favorite grilled meats and seafood.
Watermelon-Peach Salsa and Tomatoes
Our three favorite flavors of summer, watermelon, peach, and tomato, come together in this tasty salsa. Serve it alone, with chips, or as a topping for grilled meats and seafood.
Spiked Watermelon Lemonade
Recipe: Spiked Watermelon Lemonade
A glass of tangy, sweet lemonade is an old-fashioned Southern standby, but it could use an update. For an icy, pink-tinted drink that’s made for the shade, we experimented here, elevating the summertime favorite by adding a splash of vodka and watermelon juice.
Watermelon-Lime Pops with Chile Dipping Salt
Instead of heading to the frozen foods aisle to buy those sticky-sweet ice pops, you can make your own hand-held, fruity treat. This recipe uses fresh and unexpected ingredients to create a mouthwatering sweet and salty flavor.
Recipe: Watermelon-Mint Margaritas
Use leftover watermelon to add sweet flavor and fun color to this lime drink. If you like your watermelon with a sprinkle of salt, try this cocktail with a salt rim instead of sugar.
Tomato, Watermelon, and Feta Skewers with Mint and Lime
For an alternative way to use this recipe, gently toss all the ingredients together and serve this dish as a side salad or a fresh relish for grilled meats.
Recipe: Watermelon Smoothies
The only thing better than eating fresh watermelon is slurping a chilled version through a straw on a hot summer day. Plus, it’s a delicious way to use up that surplus of melon.