Seed Library Recipe Bank: Watermelon

For more information and full directions on how to prepare these dishes,
please click on each photo or on the link at the bottom of each ingredient list
to go directly to the recipe's website.


Watermelon Salad with Feta and Cucumber

Watermelon Salad with Feta & Cucumber


8 cups cubed ripe seedless watermelon (1 8-pound watermelon)

2 organic mini cucumbers or 1/2 English cucumber (1 cup sliced)

2 ounces Feta Cheese

Zest of 1/2 lemon

4 basil leaves

Sea salt, for garnish

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Watermelon Gazpacho

Watermelon Gazpacho


8 cups seedless watermelon, cubed (1 8-pound watermelon)

1 medium cucumber

1 medium tomato

2 medium shallots or 1/2 small red onion

¼ cup loosely packed basil leaves

2 tablespoons red wine vinegar

¼ teaspoon kosher salt

A few dashes of hot sauce

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Watermelon Pudding Tart

Watermelon Pudding Tart


1 1/2 cups ground vanilla wafer cookies

4 tablespoons butter, melted

2 tablespoons applesauce

2 eggs

3 tablespoons cornstarch

3 tablespoons sugar

1/8 teaspoon salt

3 cups diced seedless watermelon

Whipped cream

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Grilled Watermelon with Yogurt

Grilled Watermelon with Yogurt


1 cup plain whole-milk Greek yogurt or Homemade Greek Yogurt

2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice

1 tablespoon white wine vinegar

1 teaspoon coarsely chopped thyme

1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

12 3-inch-long triangles of seedless red watermelon, about 1 inch thick

1/4 cup small mint leaves

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Watermelon BLT

Watermelon “BLT” – Bacon, Lettuce, Watermelon


1 ⅔-inch-thick slice watermelon about the same size as the bread

2 thick slices of white, sourdough bread, toasted

¼ teaspoon pesto sauce

1 tablespoon mayonnaise

4 slices cooked crisp bacon

2 butter lettuce leaves

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For more information on watermelon recipes, take a look at some of these cookbooks from our collection. Just click on the picture to be taken to the catalog listing.

Root to Stalk Cooking The no-cook cookbook In Bibi's kitchen 

Vegan à la modeThe beginner's guide to making and using dried foods Yummy supper 

Forks over knives Perfectly creamy frozen yogurt Around the world in 120 salads How to grill everything

Posted by SusieB on March 25, 2021