Celebrate the beautiful freshness of seasonal watermelon with these recipes.
In the heat of summer, the refreshing pink flesh of a watermelon is just heavenly. We’ve collected 12 of our best sweet, savoury and cocktail watermelon recipes to help you make the most of your produce.
Crisp summer watermelon salads
The freshness of watermelon pairs beautifully with the spiciness of the rocket and creaminess of feta in this delightful seasonal salad.
Celebrate South African flavours with this fresh salad that has some added saltiness from peanuts and biltong, some zest from limes, and sweetness from watermelon jam.
Another salad that makes the most of the tasty combination of watermelon and feta. This one includes lamb for added deliciousness!
Refreshing cocktails and drinks
Seasonal fruit with yoghurt and coconut milk makes a delicious, healthy and quick breakfast smoothie.
On a boiling hot summer’s day, a homemade slush puppy is just the thing!
This non-alcoholic beverage will hit the spot on a hot summer’s day!
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Thinly sliced watermelon combines with spicy meats and harissa for a tantalising combination of flavours – the perfect festive welcome platter.
This carb-free “sandwich” is a fresh and tasty snack.
This recipe brings together some of our favourite pairings for watermelon – fresh fruit, cream cheese and thinly sliced steak.
Sweet watermelon desserts
This easy dessert is wonderfully refreshing and the perfect sweet treat after a full festive meal.
Cheese and watermelon also make a pleasing combination in a dessert form.
Three ingredients is all it takes for this icy dessert that looks as refreshing as it tastes.