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Snagged a watermelon from Sam’s today which has me brainstorming summer watermelon recipes that are outside the box. We’re well aware that watermelon tastes amazing on its own, but taking the fruit to another level is always more entertaining, am it right? So join us in thinking outside the box and try one of these sweet or savory melon recipes!
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Greek Watermelon Feta Salad with Basil Vinaigrette via Half Baked Harvest // Feta + a greek dressing makes for a great salad that’s good for you!
Melon Caprese Skewers via What’s Gaby Cooking // Prosciutto, assorted melons and mozzarella come together to create the perfect bite sized appetizer.
5 Minute Watermelon Sorbet via The Things We’ll Make // This amazing dessert only requires two ingredients!!
Seared Scallops on Watermelon Salad with Sparkling Mint Vinaigrette via A Spicy Perspective // Pairing watermelon with scallops is a genius sweet and savory idea.
Smoky Watermelon Lemon Margarita via Half Baked Harvest // The smoky-ness adds a great profile to an otherwise super sweet drink.
Balsamic Watermelon Chicken Salad via Pinch of Yum // Watermelon chicken salad?! Such a creative and juicy combination that must taste amazing.
Watermelon Mint Prosecco Cocktail via 17 Apart // Watermelon and mint is a common combo, so why not just add prosecco and make a deliciously refreshing cocktail.
Watermelon Bruschetta with Whipped Feta, Basil and Balsamic Drizzle via Host The Toast // Replace the tomato in bruschetta with watermelon and find yourself with a sweet and savory appetizer that’s hard not to love.
Margarita Watermelon via Delish // Infuse the watermelon with tequila and create boozy fruit that’ll be the talk of the party.
Watermelon Yogurt Pops via Chocolate Moosey
Watermelon Pineapple Smoothie via Ambitious Kitchen
Honey Grilled Watermelon Caprese Salad via How Sweet Eats
Inside a Watermelon Mojito via White on Rice Couple
Watermelon Kale and Avocado Salad via Love and Lemons
Watermelon and Kiwi Popsicles via Cooking Classy
Grilled Watermelon, Avocado and Shrimp Salad via Saveur
Fruit Pizza via Bakers Royale
Pink Watermelon Lemonade Slushies via Half Baked Harvest
Watermelon Salsa via Gimme Some Oven
Watermelon and Vodka Granita with Lime and Ginger Syrup via Delicious Magazine
Grilled Halibut Tacos with Watermelon Salad via Heather Cristo
I think that’s enough fruit for your weekend. Enjoy! Let us know if you test out any of these watermelon recipes!!
Originally posted on June 2016, updated July 2020.