7 Hydrating Watermelon Recipes

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Watermelon is a fabulous fruit, simply put. It's slightly sweet, has a pleasant thickness and has natural hydrating properties that are highly valued in the summertime. Although it is commonly served at barbecues for snacks and appetizers, foodies have creatively utilized this as a main ingredient for other recipes and culinary creations. Next time you purchase a watermelon, experiment with different recipes and flavor combinations to make the most out this super fruit! Click here to discover everything you never knew about watermelon.

Honey-Grilled Watermelon Caprese Salad. This recipe is loaded with savory ingredients that really bring out the hydrating and delicious elements of watermelon. Topped with cracked black pepper and a delicate drizzle of balsamic glaze, this salad is a must-try! Click here for the recipe!

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(Photo: How Sweet Eats)

Watermelon, Lime, Ginger Pops. These frozen pops are fun, tasty and are totally worth the freezer waiting time! Ginger and lime is a great flavor combination, and the watermelon adds an extra hydrating element to the recipe. This might be your new favorite summertime treat! Check it out!

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(Photo: Food52)

Watermelon Salads with Mint and Crispy Prosciutto. This salad only takes 25 minutes to make and is loaded with exciting and delicious flavors. The salted peanuts are an interesting addition to the mix, but nevertheless, makes this recipe unique. Click here to try it out!

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(Photo: Miss Buttercup)

Summer Shrimp Salad. Shrimp on the barbe' is another summertime necessity! What really makes this recipe awesome is the tinge of jalapeño and the jolt of lime as it pairs with the surrounding ingredients. Click here for the recipe!

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(Photo: Real Simple)

Three Melon Mozzarella Salad. Some are hesitant to pair watermelon with any type of cheese, but we say go for it! This recipe calls for mozzarella and a little bit of honey to add a hint of sweetness to the mix. Click here for the recipe!

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Watermelon and Arugula Salad. Prep time for this recipe is only 15 minutes, which is perfect if you are rushing to make something within a reasonable time. Filled with healthy greens, chunks of watermelon and shavings of Parmesan cheese, this salad will be a great dish to bring to your next dinner with friends. Click here to get the recipe!

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(Photo: Simply So Good)

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Watermelon, Mint and Feta Salad. Our watermelon, mint and feta salad is an all-time favorite! The feta surprisingly pairs well with the watermelon, and the mint is added for an herbal twist. Click here to get our recipe!

Watermelon Feta and Mint Salad