Summer’s Winning Watermelon Recipes
Come on. You can’t think of one thing to do with watermelon, one of the great summertime dessert favorites (along with strawberry shortcake), other than cut it open, remove the seeds (no spitting them out now, unless your 12 or under), and letting big cool pieces of spongy red fruit melt deliriously in your mouth.
Well, that’s fun, too, but we would like to present here a host of other possibilities.
And if you’re not “cooking” with watermelon—you know, mixing chunks of it in with salads and other dishes—you’re really missing the boat, or maybe the watermelon wagon, in this case. Or go Greek with a watermelon salad of feta and mint. Go south of the border with a spicy watermelon salsa. Even Spain gets into the act to with a watermelon gazpacho. Finally, don’t miss a superb watermelon and goat cheese salad with lemon vinaigrette.
These recipes will turn everybody you know into a summer watermelon man or woman. Guaranteed.
Make it in minutes and marvel at the flavor when lemons and watermelon are combined with kiwi.
Why didn’t somebody think of this before? (Well, maybe the Greeks did.)
Heat from jalapeños pairs with the cool taste of watermelon for a crowd-pleasing chunky dip.
A riot of color and contrasting flavors and textures. And it tastes terrific.
Keep it cool and easy with a little grape juice, lime, and club soda.
Who needs tomatoes when you can make this perfect soup with watermelon instead?
Finish off a summer dinner with watermelon-yogurt ice!