Butcher’s Guide: Cuts of Watermelon

Did you know that you can eat the entire watermelon? Maybe not in one bite, but each part of the watermelon has its own unique flavors and uses.

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And learned how to shop, food prep and eat more sustainably, lowering your food waste footprint.

When you use:

You save an average of 5.01 pounds of food waste.
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You save an average of 5.01 LBS of food waste.

Benefits of Watermelon




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Use Watermelon Flesh

Did you know your favorite part of the watermelon can come in a variety of different colors and can be used in savory recipes as well as sweet? From colorful snacking to delicious entrees, there is something for every appetite, so no watermelon goes to waste.

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Use Watermelon Juice

At 92% water, watermelon is an excellent choice for staying hydrated. Overripe watermelon? Don’t throw it out! Instead, juice or puree it to retain the value and nutrition. Cheers to that!

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Use Watermelon Rind

The rind is the most tossed out part of the watermelon––but don’t let all that tasty goodness go to waste! A watermelon’s rind has nutrients and flavor that we know you’ll love. It also makes a fantastic centerpiece or serving bowl!

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Got a Watermelon Craving?

Find all of our tasty recipes here.

Full but feeling artsy?

Check out the links below to see how you can turn your watermelon into a creative carving!