Fresh fruit flavors of watermelon
When it comes to fresh fruit, watermelon is a top pick in many households.
It’s available year-round and makes for a nutritious snack, but its great taste is the reason most people buy watermelon, according to research from the National Watermelon Promotion Board.
Watermelon Buddha Bowl
Citrusy Tahini Dressing:
3 tablespoons tahini (ground sesame seed paste)
1/3 cup fresh-squeezed orange juice
1/4 cup rice vinegar
1 teaspoon soy sauce
1 teaspoon freshly grated ginger
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cups seedless watermelon, cubed
4 mini cucumbers, thinly sliced
1 cup sweet cherries, pitted and halved
2 avocados, sliced
2 cups cooked black rice
1 cup sliced, toasted almonds
Citrusy Tahini Dressing
To make Citrusy Tahini Dressing: In bowl, whisk tahini, orange juice, rice vinegar, soy sauce, ginger and salt. If dressing seems thick, add more orange juice or water to reach desired consistency.
To arrange Buddha Bowls: Separate watermelon, cucumbers, cherries, avocados and rice in four bowls. Sprinkle with toasted almonds and drizzle with dressing. Serve immediately.
Sweet Watermelon Pizza
Watermelon, cut to 1-inch thick round slice
Berries, such as blueberries, strawberries or blackberries
Spread yogurt to cover fleshy part of watermelon, leaving room to hold rind. Sprinkle with coconut, mint, berries and almonds, or other toppings, as desired.