Looking for unique watermelon recipes? Look no further, these 5 simple recipes are a wonderful way to enjoy watermelon. For many people, there’s nothing more refreshing on a hot summer day than a slice of cold watermelon. But, if you want to try a few different ways to serve it, start with these suggestions.

Some of these recipes are better suited for adults unless you have a child who is open to new tastes. But, a few will be loved by everyone no matter their age.

Watermelon Salad – A big bowl of this refreshing watermelon salad is perfect for your next cookout. Watermelon pairs well with feta, sliced cucumbers, and fresh mint. Serve it as a refreshing light lunch or as a side with your favorite grilled entree. Get the recipe here.

Watermelon Gazpacho – Cold soup on a hot day? Yes, please! While gazpacho is normally made with vegetables, this unique watermelon recipe uses a base of pureed watermelon. It’s paired with tomato, cucumber, and bell pepper. The final result is a spicy soup that’s perfect for a summer day. Find out how to make it here.

Watermelon Smoothie – Smoothies are not only refreshing but they are good for you. This easy smoothie recipe has watermelon, strawberries, and bananas. You can easily make it for breakfast. Or, it’s a wonderful way to hydrate on a hot summer afternoon. Try this recipe today.

Watermelon Snow Cones – Do you remember enjoying snow cones in the summer as a child? Unfortunately, those contained lots of sugar and artificial coloring. But, these watermelon snow cones are a natural, healthy way to enjoy one of your favorite summer treats. Make up a batch for you and the kids today. Check out the recipe here.

Watermelon Cooler – There are so many delicious ways to make sparkling water, but this Watermelon Cooler recipe is one of the easiest I’ve seen. All you need are a few simple ingredients along with some fresh melon. It’s perfect for relaxing in the backyard in a lawn chair. Try it now.

Of course, no matter which of these unique watermelon recipes you decide to try today, your favorite may always be eating it plain by the slice. If that’s the case, you can still try a new taste by grilling them for a few minutes on each side on the grill. Or, why not try stir-frying it with your favorite summer vegetables. Trying sprinkling it with chili powder and salt for another unique taste.

Plus: Check out these tasty watermelon pizza and cake recipes!