Savory Watermelon Recipes For National Watermelon Day | The Nibble Webzine Of Food Adventures - The Nibble Webzine Of Food AdventuresSavory Watermelon Recipes For National Watermelon Day | The Nibble Webzine Of Food Adventures
Sandwiches. Add a slice of watermelon to a grilled chicken, pork loin or smoked salmon sandwich. It works with the protein as well as with the mustard. Really!
Seafood Cocktail. Add balls of watermelon to a conventional seafood cocktail. Or make Watermelon Crab/Shrimp Cups, mounding crab or shrimp salad into the center of the cup.
FUN WATERMELON RECIPES
Caprese Salad. Give a twist to this popular stack of tomato, mozzarella and basil, by substituting watermelon for the tomato: Watermelon Caprese Salad.
Creative Cube. If you have the patience, we love this Rubik’s Cube-style Wacky Cube appetizer. You can assign the task to older children.
Kabobs: Grill cubes of watermelon with shrimp, scallops or other fish/seafood. Or skewer poached shrimp and watermelon to make Shrimp Satay Skewers.
Other Salads. Watermelon is delicious with blue cheese, feta, goat cheese and mozzarella, as we demonstrated in this recent salad recipe. You can add watermelon to just about any salad. We love it in carrot salad with raisins.
Party Snack (photo at right): A Watermelon And Cheese Checkerboard is relatively easy to make and sure to delight. Your friends will want to copy this one for game time snacking.
Make a watermelon checkerboard with your favorite cheese. We made the checkers from artisan sausage; you can grab the nearest pepperoni. Photo courtesy Watermelon.org.