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Grilled Watermelon Delights to Upgrade Your Summer

Discover the Delights of Grilled Watermelon This Summer

Summertime is Perfect for Unique Culinary Experiments, and Grilled Watermelon Should Top Your Must-Try List.


Transforming the sweet juiciness of watermelon through grilling not only intensifies its flavors but also can infuse a delightful smoky twist, making it a standout at any summer cookout. Dive into these exceptional grilled watermelon recipes that blend sweet and savory for an unforgettable dining experience. Get ready to impress at your next summer gathering with these delectable ideas!


Savory Treats

grilled watermelon pizza recipe from youtube channelProsciutto-Topped Grilled Watermelon Pizza: Innovate with a grilled watermelon base instead of traditional dough and top with prosciutto, arugula, and a drizzle of balsamic glaze for a smoky, sweet, and savory treat that’s perfect for upscale summer entertaining.

Grilled Watermelon Salad with Feta, Mint & Pickled Onions: This dish is a refreshing mix of grilled watermelon’s sweetness with the salty punch of feta, the coolness of mint, and tanginess of pickled onions. Ideal for BBQs or picnics, this salad promises a burst of summer in every bite.

Grilled Watermelon and Halloumi Skewers with Minted Basil Oil: Pair the sweet grilled watermelon with the robust saltiness of Halloumi cheese for a striking appetizer. These skewers not only taste amazing but also present beautifully, with caramelized edges that add a rich depth of flavor.


Sweet Creations

watermelon with mint and lime

Honey-Lime Grilled Watermelon: Simple yet profoundly satisfying, grilled watermelon drizzled with honey and lime offers a perfect balance of smoky sweetness with a tangy kick, making it a hit at any summer barbecue.

Sweet and Salty Grilled Watermelon: There’s nothing quite like the perfect combination of a sweet and salty treat. Try adding a touch of sugar, salt, smoked paprika, cayenne pepper and a squeeze of lime juice to create a grilled watermelon treat that will tantalize your taste buds.

Balsamic Glazed Grilled Watermelon: Elevate your watermelon with a rich balsamic glaze for a gourmet touch. Sprinkle fresh basil or mint to enhance this sophisticated dish, ideal for impressing foodie friends.

Cinnamon-Sugar Grilled Watermelon: Indulge your sweet tooth by sprinkling grilled watermelon with cinnamon and sugar. This dessert pairs beautifully with vanilla ice cream, offering a cozy yet refreshing treat for warm evenings.


Brightly Flavored Sides

grilled chicken with watermelon salsaGrilled Watermelon Salsa: Upgrade your salsa with diced watermelon that’s been put on the grill, adding complexity with its smoky sweetness. Perfect as an invigorating side for grilled meats or as a vibrant taco topping.

Watermelon Fries with Coconut Lime DipWho doesn’t love a good coconut and lime combo? Add that to watermelon and we’ve got a winner! This recipe calls for regular fresh watermelon, but you can easily throw it on the grill for added flavor.


Refreshing Cocktails

margarita with Cointreau from food52.comGrilled Watermelon Mojito: Mix up your cocktail game by starting with grilling your melon. The smoky fruit, muddled with mint and lime, adds a novel twist to the refreshing mojito, making it a summer favorite.

Grilled Watermelon Mint Julep: Prefer bourbon over rum? Try out this mint julep version for new take on a classic cocktail.

Grilled Watermelon Margarita from Cointreau: Margaritas are a summer staple. Try this flavorful twist with a tasty recipe from Cointreau that mixes up a flavor explosion with watermelon, grapefruit, lime, and orange flavors.


These recipes offer something for everyone, from light salads to sweet treats and even creative drinks. Grilling your watermelon will not only broaden your culinary horizons but also add an extraordinary flair to your summer dining. Don’t miss out on the joy of this smoky, sweet sensation—light up your grill and start experimenting!


Using a gas grill? Check out how you can easily add the smoky flavor even when grilling on your gas grill.


But wait! There’s more…

Don’t throw out your watermelon rinds when you’re done enjoying these delicacies. You can use those to make an additional treat of pickled watermelon rinds!


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Check out other ways small propane cylinders can improve your summer in our Summer Safety and Versatility with Small Propane Cylinders blog!