Learn how to cut a watermelon like a pro with these easy steps. With a little practice, you’ll be able to cut a watermelon into perfect pieces in no time!
Checkout this video:
Watermelons are a delicious and refreshing fruit that can be enjoyed in a variety of ways. You can eat them plain, in a salad, or even make watermelon juice. But before you can enjoy this delicious fruit, you need to learn how to cut it.
Watermelons are not difficult to cut, but there are a few things you need to know before you get started. First, you need to choose the right watermelon. Look for a watermelon that is uniform in shape and size and has a deep green color. Avoid watermelons with blemishes or bruises.
Once you have chosen your watermelon, wash the outside with warm water and soap. Then, cut off one end of the watermelon so you have a flat surface to work with. Place the watermelon on this flat surface and use a sharp knife to cut it in half.
Once your watermelon is halved, take one half and cut it in half again. You should now have four pieces of watermelon. Take one of these pieces and cut it into thin slices. These slices can be eaten as is or used in a recipe.
The other three pieces of watermelon can be cut into larger pieces and eaten as is or used in a recipe such as Watermelon Salsa or Watermelon Salad.
Now that you know how to cut a watermelon, enjoy this delicious fruit any way you like!
Step One: Choose a ripe watermelon
Choose a ripe watermelon. You can tell if a watermelon is ripe if it sounds hollow when tapped. Ripe watermelons will also have a dull exterior with no shiny spots. Avoid watermelons with bruises, dents, or cuts as these could harbor bacteria.
Step Two: Cut off the ends
Cut off the ends of the watermelon about 1 inch (2.5 cm) from the fruit. You can save these pieces to eat later or use them in a recipe.
Step Three: Cut the watermelon in half
Cut the watermelon in half using a large knife. If your knife is not very sharp, you may want to score the watermelon first by making a few shallow cuts into the skin. This will make it easier to cut through the thick melon.
Step Four: Scoop out the seeds
Scoop out the seeds from each half of the watermelon using a spoon or your hands. You can save the seeds to eat later or discard them.
Step Five: Cut the watermelon into pieces
Cut each half of the watermelon into smaller pieces that are easy to eat. If you want, you can remove the rind at this step by cutting it away with a knife or peeling it off with your hands.
Step Two: Wash the watermelon
Before you start cutting, it’s important to wash the watermelon. You can do this by running it under cold water and then drying it off with a clean towel or paper towel. This will help to remove any bacteria or dirt that may be on the surface of the watermelon.
Step Three: Cut off the ends of the watermelon
Once you have cut off the ends of the watermelon, you will need to cut it in half. Cut the watermelon in half so that you have two long halves.
Step Four: Cut the watermelon in half
Now that the watermelon is cut into quarters, it’s time to cut each quarter in half. Make sure to cut through the center of the white part of the watermelon, as this is where the seedless flesh is the thickest. You should now have eight wedges of watermelon.
Step Five: Scoop out the seeds
Scooping out the seeds is the final step in prepping your watermelon for eating. You can do this with a spoon, melon baller, or even your fingers. Just make sure to get all of the seeds out, so nobody ends up with a mouthful of them.
Step Six: Cut the watermelon into slices
After the watermelon has been cut into wedges, it’s time to slice it. Slice the watermelon into 1-inch thick slices. If the watermelon is particularly large, you may want to cut the slices in half. Once the watermelon is cut into slices, it’s ready to serve. Enjoy!
Step Seven: Serve and enjoy!
Now that you know how to cut a watermelon, it’s time to enjoy your delicious, healthy treat! Watermelon is a great choice for a summer picnic or BBQ, and it’s perfect for satisfying your sweet tooth without packing on the pounds. Serve your watermelon plain, or add it to fruit salad or punches for a refreshing twist.