So you bought a watermelon for your Fourth of July celebration, but what do you do with the leftover melon after the kids have had their fun spitting seeds? Here’s five fun ways to enjoy watermelon besides just enjoying it plain.
- Make Agua Fresca
This Mexican fruit-infused water is a refreshing sipper for the hot summertime. Plus, it’s a healthier alternative to soda and premade fruit beverages. Watermelon Agua Fresca recipe.
- Toss in a salad
Fresh greens + watermelon + feta cheese + balsamic vinegar = 1 tasty salad
- Top it with cheese
Combine fresh watermelon slices with goat cheese or feta cheese for a light snack.
- Freeze some pops
Watermelon is just the right ingredient for the ultimate refreshing summertime treat, popsicles.
- Mix up some salsa
Toss cubed watermelon with chopped cucumber, honeydew, mango, jalapeño pepper and lime juice for a refreshing salsa that pairs perfects with chips or on fish tacos.