Move over Watermelon Feta Salad! We have more fun recipes with watermelon.

One bite into that juicy ripe watermelon on a parched day will redefine what the term ‘refreshing’ means! We know you love watermelon by the wedge, but we think it is time you take your watermelon-loving to the next level. A quick blitz in the blender will turn watermelons into refreshing drinks and soups—the ultimate summer thirst-quencher!

Watermelon Gazpacho
A gazpacho is a chilled Spanish-style cold soup typically made with fruits and veggies. In our version of the cold soup, we have the goodness of watermelons accompanying the classic tomato-cucumber partnership of a gazpacho. With this watermelon gazpacho recipe, you will get to enjoy both, summertime and watermelon in a bowl to help you cool off all season long.

Summer Ultimate
This deliciously refreshing watermelon shake takes only two ingredients to come together—watermelon and vanilla ice cream. If you’re vegans, give the dairy-based vanilla ice cream a skip, and instead try one of these vegan ice cream recipes.  

Tofu Watermelon Tango
It may be an odd combination but this tofu and watermelon smoothie is a dose of nutrition and taste. While tofu is a good source of proteins, watermelon makes for the most refreshing summertime fruit thereby ensuring you stay hydrated without compromising on your health.

Watermelon Lemonade
This watermelon lemonade will help keep your detox nightmares at bay. With a ginger punch and basil seeds and a dash of honey will ensure that you always have health on your side.

Watermelon Panna  
Move over mango panna and make way for this watermelon panna recipe! This spicy yet refreshing drink uses cumin powder, green chillies, lemon juice, orange, mint and olive oil. Perfect for a hot afternoon on the patio.

Watermelon Cherry Caprioska
There's a surprise element inside this intriguing spiked watermelon-cherry recipe. Before you judge it, give it a taste because it's one of those amazing flavour pairings you probably never thought of!

Watermelon Collar
When you’re really in a mood to play with this summer fruit, simply grab a bottle of white rum! Make sure you make a big batch of this three-ingredient drink because it will be gone before you know it!  

This cocktail is going to be quite the adventure—a fruity drink has the added goodness of orange liqueur and beer with a spicy twist that comes from ginger. 

Watermelon Basil Gin Fizz
You don’t need a blender to combine three great elements of summer—watermelon, basil and lime—into a boozy surprise. You'll catch that refreshing coolness of basil and spiciness of ginger in the background of every sip, so you’re in for quite a treat.

Summer Beat
This refreshing boozy drink is as simple as it can be – watermelon, vodka, mint and lime. Pour a tall glass, put your feet up, and think of it as a little summer vacation right at home.

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