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We have easy watermelon recipes that are so refreshing and delicious. Try the best watermelon recipes from smoothies and drinks to salads and snacks.

You just have to try one of these amazing watermelon recipes this Summer. From watermelon drink recipes to watermelon dessert recipes you have to try one!
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Watermelon recipes

Watermelon is so refreshing and we love to make all sorts of delicious recipe with this amazing fruit.  As the weather turns warmer, it makes me think about trying new watermelon recipes.

I’m sure many of you enjoyed our Summer drink recipes roundup. It is time for more easy and refreshing recipes. We also have easy watermelon smoothies to try.

Watermelon is inexpensive in the Summer and so sweet and delicious.  My family loves eating watermelon as is, but I thought it would be fun to round up a variety of watermelon recipes for you because we can get it so cheap during the Summer.

Can I freeze watermelon?

Yes, you can. This is a great way to make smoothies. Not only does it taste amazing but you can buy when on sale and freeze to enjoy later.

Learn how to freeze fruit and enjoy delicious fruit anytime you want.

Give these recipes a try. We’d love to hear which ones are your favorites.

25 Watermelon recipes to try this Summer:

You just have to try one of these amazing watermelon recipes this Summer. From watermelon drink recipes to watermelon dessert recipes you have to try one!

Watermelon Drink recipes:

Try one of these refreshing watermelon drink recipes this Summer to help you cool off with a fruit-flavored drink!

1. Homemade Watermelon Lemonade

Enjoy this refreshing watermelon lemonade with only 3 ingredients. It is so easy to make and tastes amazing.

Homemade Watermelon Lemonade
It is a must-try and so quick and easy. This drink is also pretty in a drink dispenser. The colors are so vibrant and pretty.
Homemade Watermelon Lemonade

2. Strawberry Watermelon Smoothie

Try this refreshing Strawberry watermelon smoothie recipe. It is perfect to beat the heat and very easy to make!

Strawberry Watermelon Smoothie
This smoothie is full of fresh fruity flavor and naturally sweetened. This one is sure to be a hit with everyone.
Strawberry Watermelon Smoothie

3. Watermelon Water

Watermelon Water is a refreshing drink with only a few simple ingredients. Aqua Fresca is super easy to make and perfect for a hot day.

Watermelon Water
Whether you call this Watermelon Water or Aqua Fresca, this delicious recipe will be a hit. It is made simply by combining 3 ingredients.
Watermelon Water

4. Watermelon Aqua Fresca

This is perfect for a hot day. Try the recipe when you are craving something light and refreshing.

Watermelon Aqua Fresca
This Watermelon Aqua Fresca drink is so refreshing and amazing. And it only calls for 4 ingredients!
Watermelon Aqua Fresca

5. Watermelon Lemonade

The combination here is perfect for a party and perfectly sweet and tangy. The entire recipe is super easy and sure to be a hit.

Watermelon Lemonade
Watermelon lemonade is a light and refreshing summer drink made with pureed watermelon and homemade lemonade. Garnish with a watermelon slice if you like.
Watermelon Lemonade

6. Strawberry Watermelon Sparkling Agua Fresca

Whip up this aqua fresca recipe here in just 60 seconds. It is the perfect recipe to serve guests with hardly any effort.

Strawberry Watermelon Sparkling Agua Fresca
Homemade aqua fresca only requires one cup of fresh strawberries and sixty seconds. That’s it!
Strawberry Watermelon Sparkling Agua Fresca

7. Watermelon Lime Slushie 

Only 3 ingredients and you can make this delicious slushie here. Save money and enjoy a delicious slushie at home!

Watermelon Lime Slushie 
Just 3 simple ingredients are needed to make this refreshing Watermelon Lime Slushie Recipe for a tasty summertime treat!
Watermelon Lime Slushie 

8. Watermelon Poptini

This easy Summer cocktail has lots of watermelon and more. Plus, find a fun surprise with pop rocks in the recipe.

Watermelon Poptini
Watermelon Poptini, an easy summer cocktail recipe with watermelon, watermelon vodka, honey, lime, and Pop Rocks!
Watermelon Poptini

9. Frozen Watermelon Lemonade

This Summertime drink recipe here is so easy and very refreshing. This is the perfect drink to enjoy poolside or outside on a hot day.

Frozen Watermelon Lemonade
Frozen Watermelon Lemonade is simple to make. Just add frozen watermelon pieces, lemon juice, water, and sugar into a blender, blend, and pour into a glass.
Frozen Watermelon Lemonade

Watermelon dessert recipes:

10. 2-Ingredient Watermelon Popsicles

Watermelon popsicles are so refreshing and easy to make. Make this easy Summer treat with just 2 ingredients.

2-Ingredient Watermelon Popsicles
This easy frozen recipe takes hardly any effort to make. It is naturally sweet and the lime really enhances the flavor.
2-Ingredient Watermelon Popsicles

11. Homemade Watermelon Popsicles

You only need 3 ingredients! The recipe is such an easy treat to make this Summer that is refreshing and delicious.

Homemade Watermelon Popsicles
With only 3 simple ingredients needed, you can enjoy these quickly and easily on a Hot Summer Day.
Homemade Watermelon Popsicles

12. 4-Ingredient Watermelon Sorbet

Sorbet is our go-to summer treat and is much lighter than ice cream. Make this refreshing watermelon sorbet recipe here.

4-Ingredient Watermelon Sorbet
The four ingredients are simple… just watermelon, sugar, lemon juice and water. This recipe makes enough sorbet to feed a decent-sized picnic filled with adults and kiddos.
4-Ingredient Watermelon Sorbet

13. Watermelon Kiwi Pops

Enjoy homemade popsicles at home that are healthier and cheaper. Get the yummy recipe here.

Watermelon Kiwi Pops
These Watermelon Kiwi Popsicles are healthy, refreshing, and only need 3 ingredients.
Watermelon Kiwi Pops

14. Watermelon Pops

Skip cake pops and make these watermelon pops for a healthy twist on this dessert. Not only are they pretty but they are so delicious.

Watermelon Pops
To make Watermelon Pops delicious, you can dip that frozen watermelon in white chocolate and top with some blue sprinkles, and you have a festive patriotic cold treat.
Watermelon Pops

15. Fresh Watermelon Cake

Turn a watermelon into a fabulous cake. If you know someone who loves watermelon, they will go crazy over this recipe.

Fresh Watermelon Cake
In this recipe, watermelon is served up like cake but tastes so much more refreshing! Enjoy a slice topped with whipped topping and fresh berries!
Fresh Watermelon Cake

16. Watermelon Cookies

With simple step-by-step instructions, anyone can make this easy sugar cookie dough and decorate them.

Watermelon Cookies
Turn a basic sugar cookie recipe into adorable Watermelon Cookies. They are easy to make, delicious and so pretty.
Watermelon Cookies

17. Watermelon Cupcakes

This Watermelon Cupcakes Recipe is a must-try for Summer. Everyone will go crazy over these watermelon-themed cupcakes, and they are so easy to make!

Watermelon Cupcakes
The secret is a cake mix but there are so many delicious add-ins that you will think it is all from scratch. Plus, the decorations are not hard.
Watermelon Cupcakes

Watermelon Snacks:

18. Fresh Fruit Watermelon Pizza

Make this super easy fruit pizza with watermelon for the “crust” and lots of fruit toppings. So fun!

Fresh Fruit Watermelon Pizza
Make fresh fruit pizza — so easy, not to mention one of the best summertime snacks and so refreshing! Plus, it’s so fun for the kids to join in and help make, too!
Fresh Fruit Watermelon Pizza

19. Fresh Watermelon Salsa

This tasty salsa is loaded with yummy fruits and veggies for the best flavor. Pair with grilled meats or eat as a snack.

Fresh Watermelon Salsa
Watermelon Salsa made with fresh fruits and veggies with the perfect amount of heat! This fresh summer appetizer is great for tacos or chips.
Fresh Watermelon Salsa

20. Tangy Two Fruit Summer Salad

This fruit salad in a sweet, citrusy dressing is the perfect side dish for any BBQ, potluck, picnic, or just any weeknight meal.

Summer Fruit Salad
A slightly sweet and tangy dressing brings all the flavors together in this Summer Fruit Salad. It’s refreshing, colorful, simple to make and so, so good!
Summer Fruit Salad

Watermelon Salads

21. Watermelon Salad

Try the delicious combination of feta, avocado, watermelon, lime, and more in this salad. It is filling while being perfectly light on a hot day.

Watermelon Salad
This delicious, refreshing watermelon salad recipe is meant for hot summer days. With feta, avocado, mint & lime, it's the perfect mix of savory & sweet.
Watermelon Salad

22. Watermelon Feta Salad

This quick and easy salad will be a hit at your next BBQ. It is the ultimate fresh salad that is the perfect amount of sweetness.

Watermelon Feta Salad
Watermelon Feta Salad Recipe is a delicious summer side dishes that is easy to make. The sweet watermelon is combined with red onions, cheese and lime juice dressing.
Watermelon Feta Salad

23. Watermelon Salad with Balsamic Syrup 

Jazz up plain watermelon with balsamic syrup, mint, and feta in this easy recipe. Perfect for warm days when you want something light.

Watermelon Salad with Balsamic Syrup 
Watermelon Salad with Balsamic Syrup stars refreshing watermelon, creamy feta, tangy lime dressing, and sweet balsamic syrup.
Watermelon Salad with Balsamic Syrup 

24. Mediterranean Watermelon Salad Recipe

Cucumbers, herbs, and watermelon get tossed in a tangy honey lime dressing. Enjoy it alone or with grilled chicken or shrimp.

Mediterranean Watermelon Salad Recipe
The refreshing combination of watermelon, cucumbers, and feta with fresh mint means this salad recipe is easy to make and enjoy with friends and family.
Mediterranean Watermelon Salad Recipe

25. Watermelon Cucumber Salad

Arugula, watermelon, and cucumber make a crispy and tasty salad. This delicious combination is sure to be a hit!

Watermelon Cucumber Salad
This salad plays up sweetness and salty by pairing ripe watermelon with the sharp umami goodness of crumbly feta cheese.
Watermelon Cucumber Salad
We have easy watermelon recipes that are so refreshing and delicious. Try the best watermelon recipes from smoothies and drinks to salads and snacks. 

Money Saving tip:

Buy fruit when it is on sale!  Make sure you download our free What’s in Season? Calendar of Fruits and Vegetables in Season printable that will show you when you will find produce at its lowest price.

I have learned over the years that shopping and cooking based on sales helps our grocery budget. It adds up over time and makes a big difference in our budget.

It helps keep the grocery budget reasonable and feed a large family. By shopping when things are on sale I save money on groceries and it helps our budget. Saving money and feeding a big family can be accomplished.

I cut our grocery bill by 50% by following these 8 Tips for Saving Money on Groceries by Menu Planning! You will be so glad you bought lots of yummy fruit on sale. We love to stock to freeze fruit and enjoy it all year!

These are the best watermelon recipes!

I can’t wait to try some of these Watermelon Recipes, especially the snack recipes. We have fruit or vegetables with every meal, so the watermelon snack recipes are very appealing to me.

I’m sure my family will love these simple, yet tasty additions to our watermelon.

Which recipes do you think you’ll try? Do you have a favorite watermelon recipe?

These are all so delicious to enjoy on a hot summer day.  Watermelon salads are versatile and you can use frozen watermelon or fresh.

A ripe watermelon is the perfect summer fruit. We think summer days call for juicy watermelon. ‘

You might also like to try this easy pasta salad recipe this summer. Another favorite is this quick and easy strawberry slushie recipe.

Share it with us here. We’d love to give your recipe a try, too.

You might also like this Tropical fruit salad recipe. It is a delicious fruit salad with an amazing honey lime glaze that will keep you coming back for more.

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