Watermelon RecipesRecipes

Watermelon Flatbread

Not only is this flatbread healthy for you, but it also has watermelon on it.

 Ingredients
  • 1 cup warm watermelon juice (105-115 degrees)
  • 4 tablespoons dry yeast
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups whole-wheat flour
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon peel
  • 1/3 cup thinly sliced red bell peppers
  • 1/3 cup thinly sliced green bell peppers
  • 1/4 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 2/3 cup thinly sliced red onions
  • 2/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 cup watermelon juice
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 tablespoon chopped garlic
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper
 Instructions

Pour 1 cup warm watermelon juice into large bowl; sprinkle yeast over. Let stand until mixture is foamy, about 10 minutes. Mix in ¼ cup oil and salt. Combine both flours in medium bowl. Stir enough flour mixture into yeast mixture; once mixed, take out and knead on floured surface until smooth and elastic. About 10 minutes. Spray large bowl with nonstick spray; add dough and turn to coat. Cover bowl with plastic wrap. Let it rise and shine for about 1 hour.

Combine all veggie ingredients in a bowl and mix. Punch dough down. Divide into 4 equal pieces. Wrap again; let it rise for about 10 minutes. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Roll out each dough piece on floured surface to about a 7-inch square or whatever shape you wish. Spray 2 large baking sheets with nonstick spray. Transfer breads to sheets. Top each with ¼ of topping. Bake breads until cooked through and brown on bottom, about 12-15 minutes. Serve warm.

 Servings

Makes 6 servings.

Stay on top of what's happening with watermelon.

Sign up here to receive What About Watermelon? monthly news.

For Watermelon Industry news, please sign up for the Watermelon Update.

Watermelon Board

Representing 1,500 watermelon growers, shippers and importers nationwide, our goal is to promote the nutritional, culinary and convenience benefits of watermelon.
#watermeloneveryday

Festivals

Enjoy the sweet taste at a watermelon festival.

Find One

Whole Watermelon

Use the whole watermelon – flesh, juice and rind.

See How