grilled watermelon on a plate with padron peppers and herbs

Grilled Watermelon

Grilled watermelon recipe featuring simply seasoned juicy watermelon that is roasted then grilled for caramelized exterior with a cool center.
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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Modern Soul Food
Keyword: grilled watermelon
Servings: 4 pepole
Calories: 342kcal
Author: Marwin Brown

Equipment

Ingredients

  • small watermelon
  • tsp  course ground black pepper
  • tsp  sea salt
  • 1/2  tbsp  balsamic vinegar

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  • Carve watermelon (rinds removed, cut into 4 rectangular pieces. Each should be about 1/2 in thickness.
  • Line baking sheet with foil and grease with oil spray. Place all 4 watermelon pieces on the baking sheet with ample room between each. Season with salt, pepper and splash of the vinegar.
  • Add another sheet of foil on top of the melons and roast for about 30 minutes.
  • Remove the foil and bake uncovered for another 10-20 minutes.
  • Set-up indoor grill pan and heat on high. Spray with non-stick spray and grill watermelon for 90 seconds per side. Remove from heat and let site for 5 minutes before eating.

Nutrition

Calories: 342kcal | Carbohydrates: 86g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 490mg | Potassium: 1276mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 70g | Vitamin A: 6400IU | Vitamin C: 91.2mg | Calcium: 84mg | Iron: 2.8mg
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