25 Potluck Watermelon Recipes

What can I do with lots of watermelons? You can make the following recipes:

  • Watermelon Cucumber Salad
  • Salmon With Watermelon Salsa
  • Chicken Watermelon Tacos
  • Watermelon Steak
  • Watermelon Feta Salad
  • Watermelon Poke
  • Watermelon Skewers
  • Watermelon Popsicles
  • Watermelon Cake
  • Watermelon Mint Salad
  • Fried Watermelon
  • Watermelon Bread
  • Watermelon Cupcakes
  • Watermelon Argula Salad
  • Watermelon Jam
  • Pickled Watermelon
  • Pickled Watermelon
  • Grilled Watermelon
  • Jello Filled Watermelon
  • Watermelon Basil Salad
  • Watermelon Tomato Salad
  • Watermelon Sherbet
  • Watermelon Fruit Salad Watermelon Pie
  • Watermelon Kiwi Popsicles
  • Watermelon Salsa

Watermelon is the perfect treat to enjoy on a hot day. It has that great refreshing sweet taste that you can’t stop eating. You can eat it by itself but there are also delicious recipes you can make with it.

I have gathered 25 of the best watermelon recipes for you to try. You will find dessert recipes, salad recipes, and many more options to choose from.

Let’s get started going through the list of recipes.

Fresh Watermelon Recipes

watermelon cucumber salad

1. Watermelon Cucumber Salad

The first recipe on the list shows you how to make a delicious watermelon cucumber salad. This salad is loaded with watermelons, cucumbers, mint, basil, and feta cheese.

Get this recipe on Recipe Runner.

2. Salmon with Watermelon Salsa

Try this amazing salmon, it is a healthy recipe that tastes great. The salmon is lightly seasoned and then is roasted. After it is done cooking it is combined with a tasty salsa made with watermelon.

Get this recipe on Fannetastic Food.

3. Chicken Watermelon Tacos

I didn’t think chicken and watermelon would go so well together until I tried this recipe, it is fabulous. Chicken is combined with a homemade honey-lime marinade. The chicken is then grilled and is used to fill tortillas along with a tasty watermelon salsa. This recipe grills the chicken but you can also make it in the oven.

Get this recipe on Cravings of a Lunatic.

4. Watermelon Steak

If you are looking to take a day off from eating meat why not try this recipe for watermelon steak. A watermelon is cut and then seasoned and sauteed. The watermelon is topped with a balsamic sauce.

Get this recipe on Live Eat Learn.

Watermelon Feta Salad

5. Watermelon Feta Salad

Here is another great salad recipe for you to try. This would be perfect for your bbq dinner or cookout. It is loaded with watermelons, onions, and cheese.

Get this recipe on Two Peas and Their Pod.

6. Watermelon Poke

Try this poke recipe that instead of using fish uses watermelon. The watermelon is combined with a great ginger sesame sauce.

Get this recipe on 101 Cookbooks.

7. Watermelon Skewers

This is a great summer appetizer that you should try. Skewers are filled with watermelon, cheese, and a few other simple ingredients.

Get this recipe on Jessica Levinson.

Watermelon Popsicles

8. Watermelon Popsicles

The kids are sure to love these delicious homemade popsicles. These 3 ingredient popsicles are the perfect treat to enjoy on a hot day.

Get this recipe on Belly Full.

9. Watermelon Cake

Impress your guests with this creative watermelon cake. This recipe shows you how to make a great layered cake that looks just like a watermelon. This would be perfect to make for a kid’s birthday party.

Get this recipe on Sugar Hero.

10. Watermelon Mint Salad

Mint and watermelon go so great together creating a delicious taste. This salad is packed with watermelon, mint, and cheese.

Get this recipe on Serious Eats.

11. Fried Watermelon

This recipe takes you through the steps needed to deep fry watermelon.

Get this recipe on The Spruce Eats.

12. Watermelon Bread

Try this watermelon raisin bread that looks just like a watermelon when you cut it. This recipe tastes just as great or even better than the bread you buy at the store.

Get this recipe on Jo Cooks.

13. Watermelon Cupcakes

Whip up a batch of these delicious cupcakes. This is the perfect summer treat the whole family will love. The cupcakes are topped with a tasty watermelon frosting.

Get this recipe on The First Year Blog.

14. Watermelon Argula Salad

Another great salad recipe for you to make. It is loaded with watermelons, arugula, a few other ingredients, and a simple dressing.

Get this recipe on Cookie and Kate.

watermelon jam

15. Watermelon Jam

This recipe shows you how to make the best homemade watermelon jam. This recipe makes 10 cups of jam, but it freezes well if you don’t plan on eating it in a couple of weeks.

Get this recipe on Feels Like Home.

16. Pickled Watermelon

Did you know you could use the watermelon rind to make a tasty treat? This recipe shows you how to make pickled watermelon from the rind.

Get this recipe on The Spruce Eats.

17. Grilled Watermelon

Make this grilled watermelon to eat as a side dish for your summer barbecue. The watermelon is lightly seasoned and then grilled which gives it that sweet smoky flavor.

Get this recipe on The Pioneer Woman.

grilled watermelon

18. Jello Filled Watermelon

This is another fun recipe that is sure to impress the kids. For this recipe, you will fill a watermelon with jello by following the instructions and it comes out in jello pieces you can cut.

Get this recipe on Smart School House.

19. Watermelon Basil Salad

Another great salad recipe that features fresh watermelon, basil, and blueberries with a touch of lime.

Get this recipe on Taste Better From Scratch.

20. Watermelon Tomato Salad

This salad is loaded with watermelons, tomatoes, cashews, avocados, and a simple refreshing dressing.

Get this recipe on Love and Lemons.

21. Watermelon Sherbet

This is a great sherbet recipe that has a delicious watermelon flavor with added chocolate chips.

Get this recipe on Baked By Rachel.

22. Watermelon Fruit Salad

Fruit salads are perfect to enjoy on a hot summer day or anytime really. This recipe shows you how to make a simple fruit salad that is packed with watermelons, melons, strawberries, and grapes. They are all combined with a homemade citrus glaze.

Get this recipe on Carls Bad Cravings.

23. Watermelon Pie

Have you ever made a watermelon pie before? if you haven’t you need to give this recipe a try.

Get this recipe on Taste of Home.

24. Watermelon Kiwi Popsicles

Here is another great 3 ingredient recipe. These popsicles are perfect to cool down with and are a perfect snack for the kids to enjoy.

Get this recipe on Princess Pinky Girl.

25. Watermelon Salsa

The last recipe on the list shows you how to make watermelon salsa. Enjoy making these delicious watermelon recipes.

Get this recipe on Food Network.

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25 Potluck Watermelon Recipes

Delicious watermelon recipes.
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Watermelon Dessert Recipes, Watermelon Recipes
Servings: 10
Calories: 120kcal


  • Watermelon
  • Cucumber
  • Feta Cheese


  • Pick a recipe to make.
  • Gather all your ingredients.
  • Follow the recipe instructions.
  • Make the recipe and enjoy.


Nutrition, serving size, and cooking time may vary depending upon which recipe you choose.