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Grilled Watermelon Pizza

Tenderly charred watermelon enhanced with flavor from grilling drizzled with a honey glaze to draw out its sweetness and topped with a crumbled goat cheese for a salty creamy contrast in addition to fresh mint and lightly pickled shallots. You will be eating this juicy treat for days. Recipe inspired by Chef Jeff Henderson (Grilled Watermelon-Prosciutto Pizza)
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 1 watermelon round

Ingredients

  • 1 ¾ inch-thick sliced watermelon round, seedless
  • 1 pinch sea salt
  • 4 tablespoons honey
  • 3 shallots
  • ¼ cup goat cheese crumbled
  • 2 large mint leaves thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup apple cider vinegar

Instructions

  • Heat a grill or grill pan to medium-high heat.
  • Add whole shallots (skin removed) to the grill for about 6 minutes or until the become slightly tender. Remove them from the grill and once they cool thinly slice them. Add the to a small cup with the apple cider vinegar and let the set for 10 minutes then drain,
  • Brush honey on both sides of sliced watermelon. Sprinkle with a pinch of sea salt, then grill watermelon about 2 minutes on each side or until you can see grill marks.
  • Drizzle additional honey over grilled watermelon then layer shallots, goat cheese and fresh mint. Cut watermelon into pizza style wedges and serve.
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Notes

Recipe inspired by Chef Jeff Henderson (Grilled Watermelon-Prosciutto Pizza)

Nutrition

Serving: 4g

*Nutrition information is a rough estimate.

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