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Grilled Watermelon Fillets with Watercress and Mint

If you’ve never tasted grilled watermelon, this scrumptious recipe will show you how a little heat concentrates the fruit’s texture and flavor.

Ingredients: 

Ingredients: 

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4 1-inch-thick slices watermelon, rind removed (1½ lb.)
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2 tsp. olive oil
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2 Tbs. balsamic vinegar
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2 tsp. agave nectar
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6 cups watercress, coarsely chopped
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3 oz. feta cheese, crumbled (¾ cup)
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3 Tbs. chopped fresh mint

Instructions: 

1. Brush grill grates with oil, and preheat grill to medium.

2. Brush watermelon slices with olive oil. Grill watermelon slices 5 minutes, or until just scorched around edges.

3. Whisk together balsamic vinegar and agave nectar in bowl. Toss half of vinegar mixture with watercress in large bowl.

4. Divide watercress salad among 4 plates. Top with grilled watermelon; garnish with feta cheese, mint, and remaining vinegar mixture.

Nutrition Information: 

Calories: 
152
Protein: 
5 g
Total Fat: 
7 g
Saturated Fat: 
4 g
Carbohydrates: 
19 g
Cholesterol: 
19 mg
Sodium: 
263 mg
Fiber: 
1 g
Sugar: 
15 g
Yield: 
Serves 4

Comments on this Recipe

What is agave nectar?

yummy