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People Online Say Watermelon Tastes Better With Salt On It

Did you know that watermelon tastes better with salt?

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Evidently, the entire internet did, and I feel pretty left out of this trend for one. 

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Maybe it’s because I live in a colder climate where we only have hot weather for three to four months of the year— but HEY, I like watermelon too. 

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As you’re aware, watermelon is incredibly sweet. So it’s not surprising that a lot of people think watermelon tastes better with salt. It’s the whole sweet and savory thing! 

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The whole internet is debating about their watermelon preferences

@Momma_Rey on Twitter voicing opinion for salt on watermelon
Image Credit: @Momma_Rey | Twitter

This twitter user is completely appalled when responding to another user who is hating on her dad for eating watermelon with salt.

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Evidently, many people think watermelon tastes better with salt, and a lot of people don’t. It’s going to become the next ‘pineapple on pizza’ debate; I know it!

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@virgoxxbitch on Twitter voicing opinion about watermelon with salt
Image Credit: @virgoxxbitch | Twitter

More users are chiming in but the original Twitter user won’t budge, calling it unappealing

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If you think that watermelon tastes better with salt, there are tons of recipes you can find

Likewise it’s not just salt on watermelon.

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Indeed, you can try a range of spices to make your sweet treat a little more interesting 

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For example, Chili Lime Watermelon

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Chili lime water melon plated with a wedge of lime.
Image via: How Sweet Eats

Or maybe watermelon fries are more your thing. 

Water melon fries served with dip and ice cold beers.
Image via: Abbey Sharp | Abby’s Kitchen

Although the entire internet is debating whether watermelon tastes better with salt, it only really matters how you like your fruit. So, if you’ve never tried it with salt, go for it!

The point is everyone likes their watermelon in different ways and that’s okay. Eat your fruit the way that tastes good for you!

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Sources

  1. Twitter
  2. SIDE DISH SUNDAYS: CHILI LIME WATERMELON SALAD. AKA, THE ONLY WAY I WANT TO EAT WATERMELON THIS SUMMER..” How Sweet Eats. Jessica. July 14, 2019.
  3. WATERMELON FRIES WITH COCONUT LIME DIP.” Abbey’s Kitchen. Abbey Sharp. June 24, 2020.

Chloe Crawford
Freelance Writer
Chloe Crawford is a communications associate for TD Insurance. Before this role, Chloe pursued her honors undergraduate degree in business communications from Brock University. Chloe takes pride in her storytelling abilities – specifically the impact her advice articles, and her articles about Indigenous issues have made.
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