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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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 filled with this punch. It was the hit of the party, and she was kind enough to share the delicious punch recipe with me. —Joan Hallford, North Richland Hills, Texas

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...


Watermelon Sorbet

2 reviews

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


Grilled Watermelon Gazpacho

2 reviews

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


Watermelon Granita

6 reviews

Say a sweet ‘ciao’ to summer with this light and airy Italian treat! Serve in pretty glasses garnished with wedges...

Sonoran Sunset Watermelon Ice

1 review

If you didn’t think watermelon and cilantro could go together in a dessert, this recipe will give you a pleasant...


Spicy Shrimp & Watermelon Kabobs

2 reviews

My three sons can polish off a watermelon in one sitting. Before they dig in, I set aside a few...

Ancho Garlic Steaks with Summer Salsa

The first time I tasted this, I was amazed how well the blueberries and watermelon went with the peppery steak....