National Watermelon Day

Few things are as refreshing on a hot summer day as a cold, juicy slice of fresh watermelon. And, with a water content of roughly 90%, indulging in the fruit can help keep you cool and hydrated. Watermelons also have a sugar content of about 5%, but their subtle sweetness doesn’t stop them from playing a part in every course of a meal. Watermelon can adapt to compliment savory flavors as well as enhance sweet ones. It’s no wonder this versatile fruit has a day dedicated to celebrating its many wonderful attributes. Getting in the mood for a watermelon-filled meal? We’ve gathered hors d’oeuvre, appetizer, main course, and dessert recipes that show off the flavors magnificent melon. Feta Stuffed Watermelon Blocks Watermelon Salsa Grilled Halloumi with Watermelon and Basil-Mint Oil Watermelon Gazpacho Pork Tonkatsu with Watermelon-Tomato Salad Shrimp and Watermelon Skillet Grilled Flank Steak with Spicy Pepper and Watermelon Salad Watermelon Granita with Blueberries Watermelon Pudding Watermelon Sundae Want more watermelon-filled recipes? Check out our slideshow. Photo: National Watermelon Promotion Board

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