When it comes to summer snacks, watermelon is definitely my go-to ingredient. I use it in everything from sweet popsicles and smoothies to savory salads and spicy salsas. Here’s yet another watermelon recipe that’s bound to become a summertime staple. It’s sweet, salty, crunchy, creamy — you’ve really got to try it for yourself. The watermelon makes a deliciously unexpected substitute for tomatoes in this classic recipe.
Watermelon and whipped feta bruschetta bites
- 2.5 cups seedless watermelon, finely chopped
- 1 cup feta cheese, crumbled
- 1/4 cup ricotta cheese
- 7-8 fresh basil leaves, chopped
- 2 tbsp chives, chopped
- 1 baguette, cut into 3/4″-1″ slices
- Balsamic glaze
- 2 tbsp honey
- Slice baguette and place slices on a baking sheet. Toast under a broiler for a few minutes, or until lightly crispy.
- In a food processor, combine feta crumbles and ricotta. Whip until the mixture is smooth.
- Spread the whipped feta on to baguette slices. Top with chopped watermelon, chives, and basil. Sprinkle with black pepper.
- Drizzle balsamic glaze and honey over top slices. Serve immediately.
Also see, Is it safe to eat watermelon seeds?