Watermelon Recipes

Watermelon is more versatile than you may give it credit for! Try one of more than 190 refreshing recipes, from watermelon salads and salsas to cocktails and other drinks, plus watermelon desserts.

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Rum Drinks

Watermelon Mojitos

Rating: Unrated
Is there anything more summery than a fresh, juicy watermelon? This mojito is perfect for summertime parties, BBQs, birthdays, and girls' nights. It's refreshing, delicious, and super easy to make on a hot day...not to mention it looks beautiful in your glass! So why not kick back, relax, and enjoy a tall glass of this mouthwatering cocktail and watch as your stresses just melt away. Garnish glasses with lime slices, mint, and watermelon slices if desired.
Liqueur Desserts

French Watermelon

Rating: Unrated
This is a simple summer watermelon recipe. Great at parties and picnics!

Watermelon Caprese Appetizer

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A refreshing appetizer for the summer, my family loved this so much they ate more than a serving each. Also great for those who love the flavor of caprese but aren't huge fans of tomatoes.
Watermelon Salsa

Watermelon Tomato Salsa

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Terrific fruit salsa mix. Be sure to seed the tomatoes, otherwise it will be too watery. There is never anything left of this...it seems to appeal to all tastes.
Fruit Salads

Spicy Watermelon

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This Latino dish makes a refreshing summer snack with a surprising combination of flavors! Children love it.

Watermelon Pink Lemonade

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It's pink lemonade with a watermelon flavor. Really good!
Frozen Desserts

Watermelon Sherbet

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The flavor of watermelon comes through beautifully in this homemade sherbet recipe.
Mexican Recipes

Watermelon Agua Fresca

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This is a drink served throughout Mexico. It is made with several different fruits. This is a watermelon drink.
Vodka Drinks

Watermelon-Strawberry Martini

Simple...fresh...delicious... Garnish with strawberry and watermelon slices if desired.

Watermelon Martini

Rating: Unrated
Best summer drink ever!
Tequila Drinks

Jewel's Watermelon Margaritas

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This is the non-frozen version of my watermelon margaritas. These are so amazing and refreshing on hot summer days. To make a virgin version, omit the tequila and use a lemon-lime soda.

Watermelon Sangria

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This is one of my favorite recipes I have borrowed from a friend. If you love watermelon, this is the perfect drink for a hot summer day!
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Inspiration and Ideas

Watermelon and Cucumber Juice with a Spritz of Lime

Rating: Unrated

Cool and refreshing juice -- mellow watermelon and cucumber juice with a touch of tartness from the lime.