24 BEST Watermelon Recipes [part 2]

Watermelon Chia Seed Breakfast Muffins

Chia seeds date back to Mayan and Aztec cultures. “Chia” means strength, and folklore has it that these ancient cultures considered chia seeds to be an energy booster. Combine these little powerhouses with the wealth of nutrients and antioxidants in watermelon and you have one mighty dose of nutrients in these delicious breakfast muffins! Get the recipe here

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Watermelon Benedict

This recipe is an incredible presentation and very easy to create. You can also make an elegant brunch tray of slightly smaller versions – perfect as a breakfast food for adults and kids! Get the recipe here

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Watermelon Raspberry Vinaigrette

Raspberry Vinaigrette with a refreshing blend of watermelon! Adding this to your dressing or sauce will offer a lively zest refreshing taste! Get the recipe here

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Pulled Pork and Watermelon BBQ Sauce

Pulled pork is a staple in the summertime grilling months. Adding some watermelon bbq sauce to this dish will add a new take on an old favorite! Get the recipe here

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Watermelon BBQ Sauce

This BBQ sauce has a unique refreshing twist to it that is perfect for a summer afternoon BBQ or picnic. Get the recipe here

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Candied Watermelon Rind Recipe

This is a crunchy, sweet-n-sour watermelon candy traditionally used on the Russian Kiev Cake. Get the recipe at The Galanter’s Kitchen

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Watermelon Crunch Salsa

This zesty concoction has some flair and most importantly some healthy watermelon. Bring this dish to a football party! The inclusion of watermelon in a dish like salsa only adds to the flavor. Don’t be surprised if the bowl is empty before too long. Make sure to bring enough as this dish is a sure thing to run out quickly. Get the recipe here

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Watermelon Raspberry Salad Recipe

Easy to prepare, this vibrant pink fruit salad can be served on its own or spooned over a scoop of vanilla ice cream or your favorite sorbet. Get the recipe at Martha Stewart

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 Pickled Watermelon Rind Recipe

Serve this classic Southern favorite as an accompaniment to cheese and crackers, or enjoy it alongside a sandwich or hamburger. Get the recipe at Martha Stewart

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Asian Pork Burgers With Minted Watermelon

Delicious combination, a perfect light and easy summertime dinner. Get the recipe at Real Simple

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Watermelon and Tomato Salad with Basil Oil Recipe

A basil-infused oil makes a sweet, herbaceous dressing for summer produce and creamy goat cheese. Get the recipe at Martha Stewart

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Watermelon- Blueberry Ice Pops Recipe

Refreshing watermelon ice pops sure to make you smile. Get the recipe at Martha Stewart

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Homemade Cracker Jacks and Watermelon-Vodka Sorbet Recipe

Emeril Lagasse prepares homemade cracker jacks using syrup,nuts, and popcorn. He also makes a watermelon sorbet using water, sugar, lime juice, and vodka. Watch the How To video

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Heirloom Tomato and Watermelon Salad Recipe

This delicious heirloom tomato and watermelon salad recipe is courtesy of Laurent Tourondel. Get the recipe & watch the video here

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Salmon Watermelon Sliders

The combination of the antioxidants in watermelon and the omega-3 fats in salmon make these sliders a brain-boosting dish. Get the recipe here –and– I highly recommend getting wild fresh-caught Pacific Salmon here

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Watermelon, Jalapeno, and Lemon Soup Recipe

A slightly spicy, sweet and slightly tart refreshing soup recipe. Get the recipe at Martha Stewart

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Watermelon Lemonade Cream Pie Shooter

Each serving of this creamy pie includes almost a half cup of watermelon, a source of lycopene, a compound related to beta carotene that lowers the risk for heart disease, inflammation, and even skin aging. The potassium in watermelon is important for maintaining a healthy heart beat and the vitamin C is one of the body’s major antioxidants. [Note: I recommend not using the Splenda as an ingredient in this recipe – instead use honey as it is nutritious for your body and not a chemical substance]. Get the recipe here

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 Creamy Watermelon Sherbert

Delicious. Easy to make. A kid favorite. Get the recipe here

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Grilled Pork Cutlets with Watermelon-Cucumber Salad

Vietnamese- and Thai-inspired recipe, melon and cucumber are the cool contrast to sliced chile and grilled pork (chicken works, too). Get this delicious recipe at Martha Stewart

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Watermelon Juice with Ginger and Lemongrass

Thanks to watermelon’s natural sweetness, this drink doesn’t call for sugar and it has the benefits of both ginger and lemongrass. Get the recipe here

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Tabbouleh with Watermelon

Watermelon replaces the traditional tomato in this Middle Eastern salad, giving it bursts of sweetness. Goat cheese, another new add-in, provides creamy contrast. Get the recipe here

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Watermelon with Herb-Sugar

When a heat wave hits, few things taste as good as a wedge of ripe watermelon. Make it even more irresistible with a sprinkle of homemade Herb Sugar and a squeeze of lime. Get the Herb-Sugar recipe here

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Grilled Watermelon with Blue Cheese and Prosciutto

Blue cheese and salty prosciutto pair well with sweet melon in this sweet-savory side dish of Grilled Watermelon with Blue Cheese and Prosciutto. Grilling the watermelon enhances that sweetness and adds a touch of smoky flavor. Brushing the wedges with oil keeps them from sticking to the grill. Get the recipe here

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Beef and Watermelon Stir-fry

The sweet heat of this beef dish is surprisingly refreshing. Slice the watermelon into sticks about the same size as the sugar snap peas so you get a sweet crunch in every bite. Garnish with fresh cilantro leaves for extra flavor. Get the recipe here

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Be sure to see 24 Delicious and Refreshing Watermelon Recipes [part 1]

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