Grilled Watermelon Salad

Grilled Watermelon Salad is the perfect summer appetizer or side dish. The watermelon is grilled on your pellet grill using 100% Hickory Pellets. The smoky sweetness of the watermelon is combined with basil, feta, and balsamic glaze to create a refreshing salad.

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Grilled Watermelon Salad
  1. Fill the hopper of your pellet grill with 100% Hickory Pellets and preheat to 400 degrees.
  2. Cut the watermelon into thick slabs and lightly brush them with olive oil.
  3. Place watermelon cut side down onto the heated pellet grill and grill for about 2-3 mins per side until marked and warm.
  4. Remove from the grill and cut off the rind and cut into 1-inch cubes.
  5. Mix the watermelon with the basil, salt, pepper, and lime juice.
  6. Place the feta cubes into the bowl carefully. Try not to break the cubes.
  7. Drizzle the salad with balsamic glaze.
  8. Serve the same day.
  9. Enjoy!
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  1. Amber Stewart on July 3, 2023 at 6:37 pm

    I just made this watermelon salad on my pellet grill. I have never eaten watermelon like this before and this salad is out of this world! Thank you so much. This is now a summer staple at cookouts.

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