11 Surprising Watermelon Recipes to get you Through the Summer

Make the most of summer with these 11 watermelon recipes! This sweet, juicy, and crunchy melon will elevate your summer drinks and dishes, making you wish summer would never end. Savor the flavor of summer and make these 11 watermelon recipes!

1. Watermelon Feta Cucumber Salad

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Light and refreshing, this watermelon feta cucumber salad is the perfect side dish for your summer barbeques. It pairs wonderfully with any grilled foods and refreshes you during the hot summer months. The bright and zesty flavors of the dressing coat the crunchy watermelon and cucumber to make every bite a delight. The feta cheese adds a tangy and savory element that can’t be missed. Get ready to experience all the flavors and textures this simple dish offers!

2. Frozen Watermelon Lemonade Slushies

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Looking for a drink to help you cool off this summer? Adults and kids will love these frozen watermelon lemonade slushies! Alcohol, such as gin or vodka, can be added or left out, allowing you to adapt this recipe to fit the needs of all your guests. The tartness of the lemon and sweetness of the watermelon balance out wonderfully, making this a tasty, refreshing treat. Start your summer parties off right with this fantastic frozen watermelon lemonade slushie!

3. Watermelon Peach Smoothie

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This watermelon peach smoothie combines two of my favorite fruits; watermelon and peach! Naturally sweet, healthy, vegan, and paleo, nothing is disappointing about this smoothie. Even better is how easy it is to make, requiring only four ingredients. Watermelon and peach are blended with coconut milk and ice to give you a hydrating and fresh drink. Quench your thirst healthily this summer and make a watermelon peach smoothie!

4. Watermelon Salsa Recipe

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Are you looking for a healthier take on chips and salsa? This watermelon salsa recipe is a light and refreshing twist on the traditional dish. The salsa consists of crunchy watermelon, onion, basil, and lime juice. Get creative and add jalapeno, cilantro, or cucumber to add an extra depth of flavor.

5. Strawberry Watermelon Rum White Claw Slushie

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After the first sip, you will fall in love with this strawberry watermelon rum white claw slushie! This refreshing cocktail will be a hit at your summer parties. It is made with frozen strawberries, watermelon, and white claw. Agave nectar and watermelon-flavored rum are added to give this cocktail a sweet and fruity flavor. Cheers to summer mixed drinks!

6. Arugula, Watermelon, and Feta Salad

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Melon and feta cheese might sound like an odd combination, but it’s one of the best ways to use summer melons. This arugula, watermelon, and feta salad is a light and refreshing meal for those beach days when you don’t want to be weighed down by heavy food. Sweet watermelon and salty feta contrast each other beautifully in this salad to give you a delicious meal or side dish you won’t regret making.

7. Watermelon Gin Tonic

Photo Credit: Bella Bucchiotti/xoxobella

This watermelon gin tonic is a remix of the classic gin and tonic. Fresh watermelon juice is added to give it the summer vibes your next barbeque needs. It’s a delicious accompaniment to grilled fish, burgers, and vegetable kabobs.

8. Watermelon and Cucumber Salad

Photo Credit: Karen Kelly/seasonalcravings

Are you looking for a light, refreshing dish to pair with your glass of wine? This watermelon and cucumber salad is perfect to nibble on while you sip on your glass of wine on sunny summer days. Hydrating watermelon and cucumber are mixed with salty feta cheese and creamy avocado in this salad. It is topped with pistachios to give the satisfying crunch and texture every good salad should have.

9. Watermelon Boba Popsicles

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The summer sun and heat are amazing, but sometimes it feels too hot, and you need something to help you cool off. These watermelon boba popsicles are a unique change to the usual popsicles you are used to eating on hot summer days. They only require four ingredients: watermelon, coconut cream, tapioca pearls, and honey. Beat the summer heat with this delicious treat!

10. Watermelon Lemonade

Photo Credit: Alexandra Caspero/delishknowledge

This watermelon lemonade recipe is a delicious way to quench your thirst during the summer when you are tired of drinking plain water. Sugar syrup, fresh watermelon, lemon juice, and sparkling water combine to make this slightly sweet and refreshing drink. Savor the flavor of summer by making this watermelon lemonade!

11. Watermelon Feta Salad

Photo Credit: Karen Kelly/seasonalcravings

This watermelon feta salad is an excellent option for summer potlucks! It’s easy to make but bursting with flavor that will keep everybody coming back for seconds. Juicy watermelon, feta cheese, lime juice, and mint are mixed in this salad. Take advantage of fresh summer mint as it adds a refreshing aftertaste fitting for a summer dish.

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