Thursday's Meal: Watermelon

Emily Wylie with Whole Foods shares several recipes using the perfect summer fruit.

The recipes are as follows:

Watermelon Mint Agua Fresca


6 pounds seedless watermelon, cut into 2-inch pieces
5 mint leaves
1 tablespoon lime juice
1 tablespoon honey (optional)
Ice cubes for serving


-In a blender, combine half of the watermelon, mint and 1 cup cold water and blend until smooth.
-Pour through a strainer into a pitcher; discard solids.
-Repeat with remaining watermelon, mint and 1 cup cold water.
-You should have about 8 cups juice.
-Stir in lime juice and honey if using and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Serve well-chilled over ice.

Watermelon Pico de Gallo


1/2 Small (8-12 lbs)Seedless Watermelon, Diced
1/2 Red Onion, Diced
1 Red Bell Pepper, Seeded And Diced
1 Green Bell Pepper, Seeded And Finely Diced
1 Orange Bell Pepper, Seeded And Finely Diced
2 Jalapeños, Seeded And Finely Diced
1 Bunch Cilantro, Chopped
2 Juice 2 Limes
Pinch of Salt


Toss all ingredients together. Serve with chips or on top of grilled tofu, chicken or fish or as a side salad!

Watermelon Bruschetta


2 cups of fresh seedless watermelon, chopped
1/2 cup cherry tomatoes- halved
1 cup balsamic glace
1 cup goat cheese
3 tablespoons fresh basil, chopped
Whole wheat baguette or crostini
Freshly cracked black pepper, to taste


-Toast baguette slices on a baking sheet under the broiler and toast for a few minutes, until slightly crispy.
-Spread the goat cheese on the toasted bread and top with the finely chopped watermelon.
-Sprinkle with the black pepper and basil. Drizzle with balsamic and serve.

Up Next:

  • Popular

  • Recent


FOX 7 News streams at the following times (all times Central):

Monday - Friday

4:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.

12 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.

5 p.m. - 6 p.m.

9 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.


6 a.m. - 8 a.m.

6 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

9 p.m. to 10 p.m.


6 a.m. - 8 a.m.

5 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

9 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Schedule subject to change in the event of network sports coverage.

We also stream press conferences and other breaking news coverage from time to time. When we are not in a live newscast, you will see replays of the most recent broadcast.

To enter full screen Mode click the button.

For closed captioning, click on the button while in full screen mode.

Desktop/tablet users: To choose the stream's video quality, click on the button (while in full screen mode) and choose from 432p or 270p.

Mobile users:The video quality default is to your phone's settings.

Please allow time for buffering. If the stream stalls, refresh your browser. Thanks for watching

Stories You May Be Interested In - Includes Advertiser Stories