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Recipes Using Watermelon

Recipes using Watermelon is a collection of the top 20 Watermelon-inspired recipes. Furthermore, the courses that are covered in this collection include all courses. In addition, the recipes are from talented bloggers along with Sourdough and More. Finally, I hope you all enjoy these recipes using Watermelon during the summer months and year-round!

The health benefits of Watermelon
Photo credit to BBC Good Health

What is Watermelon?

According to, Watermelon is sweet, juicy, and the perfect hydrating fruit. Along with antioxidants, Vitamins A and C, and nutrients, Watermelon is a treat that houses a plethora of health benefits. This fruit –

  • Helps you stay hydrated
  • Is packed with nutrients and beneficial plant compounds
  • Has anticancer effects
  • Improves heart health
  • Reduces inflammation and oxidative stress
  • Helps prevent Macular Degeneration
  • Relieves muscle soreness
  • Aids in skin health
  • Improves digestion

Along with the naturally sweet, and hydrating qualities, this nutrient-rich fruit is a summer treat!

A Collection of Recipes Using Watermelon

Watermelon Agua Fresca

Watermelon Agua Fresca

Watermelon Agua Fresca is the ultimate drink for any Summer day. Furthermore, Watermelon Agua Fresca is bright pink and lime green, and entices your eyes to drink up! Finally, this beautiful beverage comes together with 3 simple ingredients, is allergen-friendly, and is kid-friendly!

Watermelon Margaritas

Have you ever had a Watermelon Margarita? This Watermelon Margarita recipe is the best drink you’ll make all summer. It’s healthy, fun, and made with 3 simple ingredients!

Frozen Watermelon Rose Sangria

Frozen Watermelon Rosé Sangria Slushies are the ultimate summer cool-down drink! This Watermelon recipe is perfect for Summer cookouts.

Watermelon and Tajin

Watermelon with Tajin is a sweet, spicy, and tart, and vibrant snack that screams summer! Fresh juicy Watermelon is drizzled in a sweet, tart Chamoy sauce and sprinkled with tangy Tajin. Can’t find Chamoy? Leave it off and it’s still delicious!

Watermelon Hot Sauce

Looking for a new way to spice up your meals?  Try this Homemade Serrano and Watermelon Hot Sauce! It’s the perfect sweet and spicy combination.

Watermelon BBQ Sauce

This summer-infused and grill-friendly Watermelon BBQ Sauce is made from a blend of fresh Watermelon, brown sugar, balsamic and apple vinegar, and seasonings. This is a BBQ sauce you’ll want to bottle and save to use year-round.

Blackened Chicken Watermelon Salad

Grilled Chicken Watermelon Salad is beautiful, bright, and packed with protein and flavor! Blackened grilled chicken, arugula, Watermelon, cucumbers, feta, and pistachios are drizzled in a Watermelon vinaigrette.

Watermelon and Avocado Salad with Honey Lime Vinaigrette

Watermelon and Avocado Salad with Honey Lime Vinaigrette makes a refreshing and light summer salad that’s ready in less than 10 minutes! Add lean protein for a well-rounded meal.

Watermelon Cucumber Salad

Watermelon Cucumber Salad could not be more refreshing! Sweet melon is paired with feta cheese, fresh basil, and lemon zest. If you are looking for the perfect summer cookout salad, this is it!

Fresh Watermelon Salad with Corn and Mango

Fresh Watermelon Salad with Corn and Mango is the perfect solution to any summer potluck or BBQ! Furthermore, this salad is made with fresh summer produce and tossed in fresh lime juice. Finally, pair this vibrant Watermelon salad with all your grilled summertime favorites like chicken and shrimp.

Watermelon Appetizers with Blueberry Dressing

When it comes to fun and refreshing appetizers, the combination of sweet and tangy wins! In other words, you can slice up cucumber and Watermelon and prepare to WOW the crowd.

Coconut Lime Mahi Mahi Tacos with Tequila Soaked Watermelon Salsa

Talk about a refreshing summer meal! That’s what you get in these Coconut Lime Mahi Mahi Tacos with Tequila Soaked Watermelon Salsa. Finally, serve these on a build-your-own-taco bar or pair this with refreshing summer salads for a delicious meal.

Watermelon Poke (Vegan Poke)

A Vegan version of Ahi Tuna Poké! Furthermore, Watermelon is sautéed to transform its texture, then tossed in a savory marinade. Finally, this is a super flavorful, refreshing addition to sushi bowls or salads.

Jalapeno Watermelon BBQ Ribs

Jalapeño Watermelon BBQ Ribs just in time for your patriotic celebrations! In addition, this is the perfect combination of sweet and spicy for juicy, smoked ribs.

Watermelon Yogurt Pops

Everybody loves juicy Watermelon during the summer, so why not serve Watermelon Yogurt Pops? Small Batch Watermelon Yogurt Popsicles are made with Greek yogurt. Finally, they are not only refreshing after a long hot day, but they are also (almost) guilt-free.

Hibiscus and Minty Watermelon Pops

Hibiscus and Watermelon are paired together in these delicious, refreshing, and light popsicles. In addition, these are easy treats to make for everyone in your family. In other words, the hardest thing about them is that they have to freeze. Finally, serve these at kid birthday parties, summer gatherings, or for afternoon snacks throughout the year.

Easy Watermelon Ice Cream

This delicious dairy-free Watermelon Ice Cream is perfect for a healthy, cool treat. Furthermore, it’s Vegan, gluten-free, and easy to make with no ice cream machine needed. What more could you want?

Watermelon Icebox Pie

Have you ever had a Watermelon Pie? You won’t find a more cool, creamy, and refreshing pie than this recipe! With chunks of fresh Watermelon and a packet of Watermelon gelatin, you’ll get this refreshing and sweet fruity taste in every bite.

Sour Watermelon Homemade Gummies

Sour Watermelon Gummies are positively good for you! Furthermore, they are made with grass-fed gelatin and fresh Watermelon, with a natural-sour flavor from the lemon.