Watermelon is available in excess during the hotter summer months, but you may be at a loss for things to do with the incredibly sweet fruit. If you think your options only extend as far as fruit salads and smoothies, think again: There's a whole slew of sweet and savory watermelon recipes that will really excite the taste buds! Here are just a few of the best.
Savory Watermelon and Bleu Cheese Salad [Good Housekeeping]
The main ingredients in this simple salad are watermelon slices and bleu cheese, but when it comes to taste that’s more than enough. While the two may seem like an unlikely combination, the flavors complement each other in a truly delicious way.
Watermelon Tabouleh Stacks with Grilled Chicken [Watermelon.org]
Tabouleh is beloved for its grainy texture and mint flavor, and these unique stacks combine the traditional taste of that Mediterranean salad with the fresh, juicy flavor of watermelon. Grilled chicken is placed on top to create a hearty entree with a very unique presentation.
Watermelon Salad with Feta and Basil [Martha Stewart]
Freshly chopped basil leaves accent the cheesy, crumbly taste of feta and the fruity flavor of watermelon in this light side dish. It takes only minutes to make, but this salad even looks pretty enough to serve at a fancy dinner party.