Grilled Watermelon

Grilled Watermelon

Grilling watermelon not only changes the texture of the fruit, but it lends a smoky flavor and brings out its natural sweetness.

Yields: 5 servings
Prep Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 25 mins

 

Ingredients

  • Juice and zest of 1 lime
  • 1/4 c. honey
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 small watermelon, cut into 1" thick wedges
  • Freshly torn mint leaves, for serving
  • Flaky sea salt, for serving

Directions

  1. Heat grill or grill pan to medium heat. In a medium bowl, whisk together lime juice and zest, honey, and olive oil.
  2. Brush lime juice mixture all over watermelon wedges and place on grill. Cook until grill marks form and fruit softens slightly, about 2 minutes per side.
  3. Sprinkle with mint and flaky sea salt and serve.