Thinking of something delicious and refreshing to switch up your summer BBQ routine? Why not try grilled watermelon! It may seem like an unconventional grilling option, but with the right seasonings it can quickly become one of your favorite go-to dishes at any party. Not only is it a unique dish that will surprise your guests, but the natural sweetness of the melon brings out amazing flavor when paired with savory herbs. Grilled Watermelon is easy to make and provides a fresh twist on classic BBQ flavors - this scrumptious treat is sure to be popular amongst all your dinner guests!
6 1.5-inch watermelon wedges
- 2/3 cup feta cheese, crumbled
- 1 red onion, diced
- ½ cup corn
- 1 red pepper, large, diced
- ¼ cup fresh mint leaves
- 1 lemon, cut in wedges
4 tablespoons olive oil + extra to drizzle
Preheat a grill to high heat.
- In a mixing bowl combine the feta cheese with the diced onions, corn and red pepper. Drizzle with a bit of lemon juice and set aside.
Brush the watermelon wedges with the olive oil and grill under the preheated grill for 2 to 3 minutes per side or until golden char marks form.
Top with the feta cheese mixture, drizzle with the remaining olive oil and serve warm or cold with lemon wedges.
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