10 Recipes You Can Make With a Watermelon

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You know summer is in full swing when watermelons being appearing in farmer’s markets and on supermarket shelves. We know that a big slice of sweet and juicy watermelon is refreshing and fantastic in the summer. But what else can you make with watermelon? How about cupcakes, granita, no-bake pie, gazpacho, salads, cocktails, and more! Slice up any extra watermelon and try any of these recipes. You’ll be snacking and sipping on them all summer long.

Watermelon Summer Salad

Watermelon Summer Salad

"A light refreshing side dish for the heat of the summer! Goes great with chicken salad croissants. Our summers here in Texas routinely go over 100 degrees. My turn at Bunco fell on a 102-degree day. The last thing I wanted was to heat my kitchen so I came up with this dish by combining a few different recipes. It was a hit!" - Sheri
Creamy Watermelon Pie

Creamy Watermelon Pie

"Want a fresh, fruity, and sweet no-bake dessert for summer? Then you need to make this watermelon pie. Simple to make, it's super creamy. A graham cracker crust is used here, but you could easily switch it up with a shortbread crust." - The Kitchen Crew
Watermelon & Olive Salad

Watermelon & Olive Salad

"Is this refreshing dish a salad, a snack, or a dessert? Well, that’s up to you! All I can tell you is that it's super-easy to make, delicious to eat, and completely guilt-free." - Shikha
Watermelon Cupcakes

Watermelon Cupcakes

"These watermelon cupcakes will be perfect for any summer event. They're tender and sweet with a hint of watermelon flavor. The frosting is rich, creamy, sweet, and delicious on top of the cupcakes." - The Kitchen Crew
Watermelon Mozzarella Salad

Watermelon Mozzarella Salad

"Watermelon Mozzarella Salad is very easy to make, flavorful, and crowd-pleasing. It is perfect for your BBQ parties or any other summer gatherings. The original recipe uses cantaloupe but I really did not enjoy the flavors. But when I tried it with cold watermelon, I fell in love with it." - Grishma
Ciao Bella Watermelon Granita

Ciao Bella Watermelon Granita

"So refreshing for the summer!" - Anna

Feta Almond Watermelon

Feta Almond Watermelon Salad

"Feta Almond Watermelon Salad is the coolest of salads! Refreshing and light, this no-cook summer side comes fresh from the farm stand! It’s great for summer suppers and laid-back entertaining!" - Paula
Spicy Sriracha Grilled Chicken and Watermelon Salad

Spicy Sriracha Grilled Chicken and Watermelon Salad

"At a family celebration recently, my brother ordered a special that came with a watermelon salad. He was seated far from me, so I didn't get a bite, and I've been wondering about that salad ever since. Here's my attempt to recreate it as a bed for my favorite fast chicken. The cool sweet salad balances the saucy heat of the Sriracha to perfection." - Jess
Tropical Mist Cosmo

Tropical Mist Cosmo

"Enjoy this lovely watermelon drink with a hint of peach. It is delicious!" - Nor
Grilled Watermelon Gazpacho

Grilled Watermelon Gazpacho

"This is the perfect starter for a summer's dinner or a lunch meal. It's cool and tangy with the flavor from the grilling of the ingredients. The whole family will love it and ask for more." - George