5 surprising ways with watermelon
Go wild for watermelon this summer with five ideas on how to serve this sweet, thirst-quenching fruit as the star attraction in salads, snacks and drinks.
Pretty in pink and so refreshing, these watermelon lollies are the perfect, low-calorie way to cool down. They're sure to be a hit with kids, too, who will benefit from the high vitamin C content. With only five minutes prep time, you can make these popsicles for a quick and easy treat on an unexpectedly hot day.
For more frozen fruit inspiration, try these pink melon lollies.
Shaped liked a pizza but more fun and definitely more fruity! This watermelon pizza recipe is enhanced with the summery flavours of pineapple and coconut, and is ideal served as a starter, salad or light dessert at picnics or barbecues.
Or, for another light dessert idea, you could try our quivering jellied watermelon cooler.
For a zingy summer snack, serve this moreish watermelon salsa as a light dip or topping for nachos. A hint of lime juice gives this salsa a citrussy boost which makes for a refreshing palate cleanser.
If you like this, you could take it to the next level with our spiced feta & watermelon salsa.
Watermelon & feta salad
Get two of your five-a-day with this vibrant watermelon & feta salad. The flavour combination of juicy watermelon, salty feta and cooling mint is ideal for a summer side dish or starter. With such versatlity, it's no wonder that watermelon is such a popular salad choice!
Want to mix it up? Check out these other watermelon salad suggestions:
Simple yet visually stunning, our watermelon lemonade can be made by hollowing out a watermelon and filling it with a citrus and melon juice purée. This refreshing drink works both as a fun idea for a kid's party or a casual gathering of family and friends.
Try these other watermelon drinks:
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