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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Watermelon Salad with Cinnamon Pretzel Crunch

This watermelon salad is such a wonderful side dish during the hot summer, especially here in Texas. My family loves watermelon, fresh peaches and nectarines, and I made a pretzel crunch to give the salad a little bite. —Joan Hallford, North Richland Hills, Texas

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 Sorbet

Summertime and watermelon go hand in hand. My melon sorbet is fresh, fruity and without the gluten and eggs you...


Grilled Watermelon Gazpacho

This is the perfect starter for a summer dinner or a lunch meal. It's cool and tangy with a whole...


Contest-Winning Watermelon Salsa

“I entered this recipe in a local fair, and it took first place! This is one of my favorites because...

Minted Melon Salad

People can't resist digging into a salad made with colorful summer fruits. The unique dressing is what makes this salad...


Watermelon Feta Flag Salad

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

Mandarin Watermelon Salad

Fruit tossed with feta? U-betcha, nothing betta’! Fresh mint, cilantro and parsley add the perfect pop. I’m always looking for...


Summer Buzz Fruit Salad

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


Minty Watermelon-Cucumber Salad

Capturing the fantastic flavors of summer, this refreshing, beautiful watermelon-cucumber salad will be the talk of any picnic or potluck....