nutritional information

Per Serving:

  • 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

Grilled Watermelon Fillets with Watercress and Mint

Serves 4

30 minutes or fewer

If you’ve never tasted grilled watermelon, this scrumptious recipe will show you how a little heat concentrates the fruit’s texture and flavor.
  • Vegetable oil, for brushing grill
  • 4 1-inch-thick slices watermelon, rind removed (1½ lb.)
  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • 2 Tbs. balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tsp. agave nectar
  • 6 cups watercress, coarsely chopped
  • 3 oz. feta cheese, crumbled (¾ cup)
  • 3 Tbs. chopped fresh mint

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.

July/August 2011 p.66

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comments

What is agave nectar?

claire - 2013-08-02 22:12:20