Grilled Yellow Watermelon with Cucumber Cantaloupe Salsa
This refreshing, vibrant, sweet n’ smoky summer recipe can be served as a side or appetizer, and will surely get everyone’s attention.
Appetizer, Side Dish
American, Gluten Free
grilled recipe, summer side dish, watermelon
yellow watermelon slices ¾-inch thick (can also use red)
limes, halved, plus extra lime wedges for serving
cucumber, peeled, seeded and diced
red onion, diced
each fresh basil and parsley, chopped, plus extra for garnish
extra virgin olive oil
Kosher salt and black pepper
Preheat grill over medium-high heat.
Place watermelon wedges and lime halves on a large, parchment-lined, rimmed baking sheet.
Brush vegetable oil on both sides of watermelon and cut side of limes. Season with salt and pepper.
Grill watermelon 2-3 minutes on each side until charred but not soft. Grill limes cut-side down for 3 minutes. When done place watermelon and limes back on baking sheet. Set aside.
In a medium bowl, combine the cucumber, cantaloupe, red onion, jalapeno, basil, parsley and olive oil.
Squeeze the juice of grilled limes over the salsa. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
Arrange watermelon wedges on a large platter.
Spoon salsa over top.
Garnish platter with extra lime wedges and fresh herbs.
Serve with remaining salsa on the side. Enjoy!
Give it Some Thyme - Grilled Yellow Watermelon with Cucumber Cantaloupe Salsa