Healthy watermelon recipes to enjoy all summer long! All of them are a sweet, refreshing way to celebrate summer — from salad to cake!
There’s nothing quite like a juicy watermelon on hot summer days. One of my favorite fruits, they’re a summer staple at my house.
And watermelon is more versatile than you might think. Below you’ll find delicious watermelon recipes from salsa to salad, and interesting techniques for it, from grilled to compressed.
The fresh flavor of watermelon shines as the main ingredient these recipes, and there is no added sugar.
You’ll likely have leftover watermelon from most of these recipes. One good idea is to make one of these watermelon juice recipes. And of course, it’s always amazing as is.
Amazing Summer Watermelon Recipes
Watermelon Basil Salad with Avocado
This is one of the best watermelon salad recipes I’ve ever had! It’s a unique, delightful summer salad with a combination of beautifully blended, vibrant flavors. It’s easy to make with feta and watermelon cubes, fresh basil and avocado.
Cucumber Watermelon Salsa
This salsa is divine over fish, shellfish, grilled chicken, rice, on a tortilla chip, or even as a light summer side dish! It’s refreshing, sweet and a bit spicy.
Watermelon Pizza Recipe with Lime
This watermelon pizza recipe with lime is a beautiful, refreshing, and super delicious summer dish. The lime juice puts it over the top, and this is a perfect way to make a healthy sweet treat that your entire family will love.
Compressed Watermelon With Creamy Lemon-Lime Avocado
Compressing watermelon is a great way to intensify the flavor. The texture becomes more dense and the color more vibrant. If you’ve never tried this, it’s a must. It’s a huge crowd pleaser and will surely wow your guests!
Easy Watermelon Sorbet
This dessert recipe is somewhere between watermelon ice cream and a slushy, and it’s over-the-top delicious. Perfect for a hot day and an ideal watermelon palate cleanser.
Grilled Chile-Lime Watermelon Recipe
Add the tangy flavor of a lime and the spicy flavor of a hot chile to juicy, sweet watermelon and see what happens. It’s amazing!
Balsamic Glazed Fresh Melon Cake Recipe
This is one of the most unique watermelon recipes of all. It’s the most stunning and delicious fresh melon “cake” that everyone will love — and it’s vegan, dairy-free, gluten-free and low-calorie. That must be enough to get you to give it a go. Right!?
I hope you love these delicious, healthy watermelon recipes as much as my family and I do!