25 Delicious New Things to Do With Watermelon


Grill it, drink it, freeze it, or just enjoy it the good ol’ fashioned way: straight off the rind.


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Lauren’s Latest
Watermelon Caprese With Balsamic Glaze

This salad gives a sweet twist to the classic caprese, which makes it even more perfect for summer.

Get the recipe at Lauren’s Latest.

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B. Britnell
Kiwi Watermelon Fruit Popsicles

These popsicles, made of 100 percent fruit, are the perfect way to cool down (and stay healthy) on a hot day.

Get the recipe at B. Britnell.

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Running In A Skirt
Watermelon Salsa

One more reason to buy tortilla chips (and guac, obviously) — you’re welcome.

Get the recipe at Running In A Skirt.

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Domestically Blissful
Watermelon Ice

Keep your drinks cool, but never diluted, with these watermelon ice cubes.

Get the recipe at Domestically Blissful.

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Domestically Blissful
Watermelon “Cupcakes”

OK, technically these aren’t real cupcakes, but they’re a cool treat that’s just as fun.

Get the recipe at Domestically Blissful.

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Domestically Blissful
Watermelon Syrup

This syrup is totally versatile. Try it on ice cream, pancakes, or really anything you can think of.

Get the recipe at Domestically Blissful.

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Domestically Blissful
Watermelon Fruit Leathers

This back-to-school snack kicks a Fruit Roll-Up’s butt.

Get the recipe at Domestically Blissful.

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Dash of Butter
Watermelon Jerky

You can make jerky out of just about anything, and watermelon is a great option for an easy snack.

Get the recipe at Dash Of Butter.

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The Creative Bite
Grilled Watermelon and Balsamic Chicken

This chicken dish combines savory and sweet for the perfect summer meal.

Get the recipe at The Creative Bite.

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Dashing Dish
Watermelon Strawberry Sorbet

Summer is practically synonymous with sorbet, and this recipe only has five ingredients (and claims to only take five minutes)!

Get the recipe at Dashing Dish.

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The Fit Fork
Watermelon Barbecue Sauce

Watermelon barbecue sauce is definitely unexpected, but delicious nonetheless.

Get the recipe at The Fit Fork.

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Once Upon a Chef
Watermelon Gazpacho

Craving soup but feel like it’s way too hot out to make it? This watermelon gazpacho with avocado is packed full of flavor and will hit the spot.

Get the recipe at Once Upon A Chef.

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The Stay at Home Chef
Cilantro Lime Grilled Watermelon

Lots of fruit can actually be grilled, and watermelon is no exception. This recipe adds flavor with cilantro and lime.

Get the recipe at The Stay at Home Chef.

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She Wears Many Hats
Blueberry Watermelon Feta Mint Salad

Create a fruit salad your family will actually like with this watermelon and blueberry combo.

Get the recipe at She Wears Many Hats.

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Chocolate Moosey
Watermelon Slushies

Not only are these watermelon slushes super tasty, they’re a great way to stay hydrated.

Get the recipe at Chocolate Moosey.

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Creamy Watermelon Honey Smoothie

Smoothies are already super trendy (and a great meal option), so try this watermelon version with honey and chia seeds.

Get the recipe at Macheesmo.

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Domestically Blissful
Chewy Watermelon Fries With Whipped Coconut Dip

If you’re a watermelon fanatic, then this recipe is for you. The flavor is super concentrated and it gives a healthier alternative to your salty guilty pleasures.

Get the recipe at Domestically Blissful.

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Fresh Mozzarella Watermelon Salad

This “salad” is just as pretty as it is delicious, and would be perfect for any summer get-together.

Get the recipe at Domestically Blissful.

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Domestically Blissful
Watermelon Pizza

You’ve probably heard of fruit pizza, but putting it on a watermelon base takes the presentation to the next level.

Get the recipe at Domestically Blissful.

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Spicy Southern Kitchen
Salted Watermelon Sherbet Bars

Lemon bars, you’ve met your match. These sherbet bars turn watermelon into a delicious dessert.

Get the recipe at Spicy Southern Kitchen.

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How Sweet It Is
Watermelon Frosé

If you’re already on team “rosé all day” then you’ll love this watermelon alternative.

Get the recipe at How Sweet It Is.

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Domestically Blissful
Sea Salt Dark Chocolate Watermelon Slices

Chocolate covered strawberries, step aside. These sea salt dark chocolate watermelon slices are absolutely decadent.

Get the recipe at Domestically Blissful.

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Dixie Chik Cooks
Watermelon Jalapeno Bruschetta

Yep, the saying is “don’t fix what’s not broken,” but swapping your bruschetta tomatoes for watermelon is an unexpected upgrade.

Get the recipe at Dixie Chik Cooks.

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Amanda’s Cookin’
Watermelon Jello Shots

Your college jello shots just got a serious upgrade. Making them in a hollowed out watermelon half is not only adorable, but festive.

Get the recipe at Amanda’s Cookin’.

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Bless This Mess
3 Ingredient Watermelon Granita

This Italian dessert can be made with practically any fruit, but the watermelon version is particularly refreshing — and it only has three ingredients!

Get the recipe at Bless This Mess.

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