How to Make Watermelon the Star of Your Next BBQ

posted: 07/05/17
by: Amanda Mushro

A summer barbeque doesn't seem complete without watermelon, but if you are only enjoying this delicious fruit by the slice, you are really missing out. From appetizers to entrees and even desserts, watermelon should be the star of your barbeque. So here's a little inspiration to mix up how you serve your favorite summertime fruit.

Watermelon Salsa
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Watermelon salsa is colorful, full of flavor, and super versatile. Serve with tortilla or pita chips for an appetizer or mix in grilled shrimp or chicken to make it part of your entr?e. Just be sure to serve your salsa inside a watermelon for the perfect summer dish.

Watermelon Feta Salad
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Swap out your leafy green salads for the perfect summer salad that is delicious and so simple to make. Mix watermelon, feta, and basil for a fresh and sweet salad.

Watermelon Pizza

It might be too hot for regular pizza, but watermelon pizza is refreshing and packed with super foods. With this pizza, you'll want to layer up the toppings.

Watermelon BBQ Sauce
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If you are grilling up chicken or ribs, skip your regular barbeque sauce and top your food with watermelon barbeque sauce. By making your own sauce, you can control the sweetness and spice.

Grilled Fruit Kebabs
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While you are grilling kabobs for your next barbeque, make a few extra that let watermelon shine. Try serving watermelon and pineapple grilled kabobs that are based in pina colada mix for a tangy and sweet kabob.

Goat Cheese Watermelon Apps
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Goat cheese and watermelon bites look beautiful on a plate and are easy to make. Serve up these delicious apps for your next barbeque.

Shrimp Watermelon BBQ

Cool spicy shrimp with a bite of watermelon. Make this spicy dish an appetizer or toss it with pasta for a new summertime favorite.

Watermelon Granita
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Wrap up dinner with a final watermelon treat with three ingredient watermelon granita. Is a sweet and healthy option so you don't feel guilty about indulging?