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15 Watermelon Recipes Perfect for Summer

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When it gets super hot out, there’s nothing like finding something cool and refreshing to eat or drink to beat the heat. Watermelon is one of those go-to summer foods for me. It's just so refreshing, and honestly, eating it feels like a mini escape from the heat. If you're like me and look forward to watermelon season all year, you're going to love this list. I've put together 15 awesome watermelon recipes that are perfect for summer. From drinks to salads and some unexpected treats, there's something here for every watermelon lover.

A collage of watermelon-themed recipes for summer, including a fruit basket, smoothies, sorbet, and popsicles.

Summertime gets so hot that sometime you need a snack or meal that is simply refreshing. Watermelon is one of the things that I look forward to eating every summer because it is cool, refreshing and satisfying. Check out these 15 Watermelon Recipes that are Perfect for Summer:

15 Watermelon Recipes that are Perfect for Summer

  1. Watermelon Mint Chiller
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  3. Ginger Watermelon Italian Ice Recipe
  4. Spicy Watermelon Rind Pickles
  5. Watermelon and Feta Salsa 
  6. Avocado Coconut & Watermelon Ice Pops 
  7. Asian Citrus Watermelon Salad
  8. Watermelon & Tomato Salad
  9. Watermelon Milkshakes
  10. Watermelon Lemonade
  11. Mint & Basil Watermelon Salad with Feta
  12. Watermelon Kiwi Pops
  13. Watermelon Strawberry Juice Recipe
  14. Easy Watermelon Sorbet Recipe
  15. Homemade Watermelon Popsicles
  16. Festive Watermelon Fruit Basket

So, there you have it—15 watermelon recipes that are sure to make your summer a bit cooler and definitely more delicious. Whether you tried the classic combo of watermelon and feta in a salad, or got adventurous with watermelon popsicles, I hope these recipes add a fresh twist to your summer meals and snacks. Watermelon is such a versatile fruit, and these recipes just scratch the surface of what you can do with it. Enjoy experimenting with these ideas, and here’s to a summer filled with the best kinds of chill—watermelon included.

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