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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.

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

Servings
4

Ingredients

  • 4 1-inch-thick slices watermelon, rind removed (11/2 lb.)
  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • 2 Tbs. balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tsp. agave nectar
  • 6 cups watercress, coarsely chopped
  • 3 oz. feta cheese, crumbled (3/4 cup)
  • 3 Tbs. chopped fresh mint

Preparation

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
  • Carbohydrate Content 19 g
  • Cholesterol Content 19 mg
  • Fat Content 7 g
  • Fiber Content 1 g
  • Protein Content 5 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 4 g
  • Sodium Content 263 mg
  • Sugar Content 15 g