Want to add a hint of summer sweetness to a savory dish? Why not use fresh, in-season melon? Read on for six savory recipes that are brightened by the sweet addition of melon.
This figure-friendly dish is the perfect summer meal — light and bright.
To make this fun fake-out, our culinary team pro Jeannette takes a round slice of watermelon, including the rind, and grills it. Then, she tops it with delicious savory toppings.
Watermelon adds sweetness to this refreshing chilled soup. Rach serves with grilled shrimp for dipping.
For a totally different take on guac, try this alcoholic recipe from Rick Bayless. He soaks watermelon in tequila, then mixes with avocado, grated ginger, lime, chile, herbs and salt.
This intensely flavored multi-layered salad features everything from potatoes, to tomatoes, to prosciutto, to Ricotta Salata cheese, to our star ingredient – cubes of ripe, sweet melon.
Make your salsa extra refreshing for hot summer days by making it with watermelon, cucumber and mint.
What’s your favorite recipe that features melon? Tell us below.