Watermelon season is the ultimate way to celebrate the warm weather. With its high water content, it’s also the perfect way to keep hydrated especially on a hot day. Although you can simply slice it or dice it and leave it as it is, try one of these recipes for an unexpected view of watermelon, you’ll be glad you did.
Watermelon and mint are an amazing flavor duo together in so many applications. Putting them together in a salad is so refreshing, and with a squeeze of lime on top, you’ll have a gorgeous salad all summer long.
Pickled Watermelon Rind
When you imagine a watermelon, it’s not assumed you’ll be eating the rind. But, by pickling it, you can! This classic southern dish can be used like any other pickled condiment, even put into chicken or tuna salad. The process is similar to pickling other vegetables, including water, sugar, salt, and various pickling spices, but the boiling times and steps can vary from recipe to recipe.
Watermelon With Salt
Salt is not the first thing of when you think of fruit, especially not watermelon, but it is a fabulous way to vamp up plain slices. Adding salt will actually bring out the sweetness of the fruit making it even more delicious.