06/05/2015 07:00 am ET | Updated Nov 07, 2015

10 Ways Watermelon Makes The Best Salads

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Watermelon is the quintessential fruit of summer. It's near impossible to get through three months of this warm-weather season without one meal ending with watermelon juice dripping down your arm. It's perfectly sweet, totally refreshing and wonderfully hydrating. It's the only way to survive the relentless summer sun.

Watermelon is great eaten in a slice. Even better turned into a popsicle. And it's absolutely awesome blended into a boozy slushie. But there's one more way to eat watermelon that you may not have considered: in a salad.

That's right, salad. Watermelon belongs at every part of the meal and we've got 10 recipes to prove it.


The Best Watermelon Recipes