Sweet and Savory Watermelon Treats for Hot Days

Summer is here, and with it comes the beloved watermelon season. Perfectly juicy and refreshing, watermelons are a staple of summertime. From salads to sandwiches, here are some incredible watermelon recipes that are sure to keep you cool and delighted.

Watermelon Cheese Salad

A watermelon salad is a perfect blend of sweetness and tanginess that can refresh you instantly. The essential components include cubed watermelon, feta cheese, fresh mint, and a light drizzle of balsamic glaze.

This combination not only tastes divine but also provides a healthy dose of vitamins and hydration, making it a great choice for a hot summer day. It’s easy to prepare and even easier to enjoy!

For a visual guide, check out this TikTok video.

The Trendy Watermelon Sandwich

Watermelon sandwiches have taken TikTok by storm and for a good reason! They are both visually stunning and incredibly tasty. To make this sandwich, take two thick slices of watermelon and layer them with pickles, cottage cheese, and a splash of balsamic vinegar. The result is a mix of sweet and savory flavors that is sure to be a hit at any summer gathering.

For more details, check out this video:

Vegetarian Sandwich With Grilled Watermelon

Who can resist a well-made sandwich, especially one that fits perfectly into the summer vibe? This vegetarian sandwich features grilled watermelon, which adds a delightful smoky flavor.

Top the grilled melon with creamy sheep cheese, garlic paste, and a herbaceous gremolata made from mint and parsley. This combination offers a burst of flavors with each bite, making it a standout summer treat.

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Watermelon “Tuna” Steak Sandwich

If you’re looking for a unique twist, the watermelon “tuna” steak sandwich is a must-try. Marinate thick watermelon slices with coconut aminos, sesame oil, ginger, and other seasonings to infuse them with savory flavors.

After baking, these watermelon “steaks” achieve a texture and taste reminiscent of tuna. Assemble the sandwich with wasabi mayo, grated carrots, and avocado slices on slider buns. Each bite is a delightful mix of sweet, spicy, and creamy textures.

For a visual guide, watch this:

Watermelon Pudding Dessert Recipe

If you’re looking for a delightful summer dessert, watermelon pudding is a fantastic choice. Cut the watermelon into pieces and remove the seeds.

Blend to make 2 cups of juice, then mix in 1/3 cup sugar and a few drops of red food color. In a separate bowl, mix 1/4 cup corn flour with 1/4 cup water. Cook the watermelon juice until it boils, add the corn flour mixture, and cook until it thickens.

Let it cool for 5 minutes, pour into plastic cups, and refrigerate for 1 hour. Once set, cut into pieces, coat with desiccated coconut, and garnish with mint leaves. This pudding is perfect for summer gatherings, offering a refreshing and sweet treat.

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Watermelons are more than just a sweet treat; they can transform your summer meals. Try these recipes and savor the refreshing flavors all season long!

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