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.

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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
  • Pepper
  • Balsamic glaze
  • 2 tbsp honey


  1. Slice baguette and place slices on a baking sheet. Toast under a broiler for a few minutes, or until lightly crispy.
  2. In a food processor, combine feta crumbles and ricotta. Whip until the mixture is smooth.
  3. Spread the whipped feta on to baguette slices. Top with chopped watermelon, chives, and basil. Sprinkle with black pepper.
  4. Drizzle balsamic glaze and honey over top slices. Serve immediately.

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Also see, Is it safe to eat watermelon seeds?

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Meghan is a full-time writer exploring the fun facts behind food. She lives a healthy lifestyle but lives for breakfast, dessert and anything with marinara. She’s thrown away just as many meals as she’s proud of.