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Grilled Watermelon with Mint

Yield: 7 Slices

Combining warm, sweet watermelon with creamy feta and cool fresh mint, this salad is a wonderful addition to a picnic or backyard BBQ. It’s an unexpected sweet and savory combination that comes together perfectly on the plate.


  • 7 slices watermelon, each 1/2 inch thick
  • 3 tbsp. olive oil, divided
  • 3 tbsp. cider vinegar
  • 1 tbsp. mint or basil, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper
  • 2 tbsp. crumbled feta


  1. Spray grill rack with nonstick nonflammable cooking spray.
  2. Preheat grill to medium-high heat.
  3. Brush watermelon slices with 1 tbsp. oil.
  4. Grill watermelon for 4-5 minutes per side or until browned.
  5. Cut into bite-size pieces.
  6. In a large bowl, combine remaining oil, vinegar, mint/basil, salt and peper.
  7. Drizzle sauce over watermelon.
  8. Sprinkle with feta and toss to coat.
  9. Serve immediately.