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Grilled Watermelon

Grilled Watermelon

By Traeger Kitchen

This grilled fruit recipe is a surefire way to impress every last guest at your neighborhood BBQ.

Prep Time

30 Minutes

Cook Time

10 Minutes




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Units of Measurement:
8 Slices seedless watermelon
To Taste Sea salt
2 Tablespoon honey
1 lime


  • 1

    Lightly sprinkle the watermelon wedges on both sides with salt.

    • 8 Slices seedless watermelon

    • To Taste Sea salt

  • 2

    Stand the watermelon wedges on their edges on a rack over a sink or pan and let them drain for half an hour.

  • 3

    When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 500°F and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.

    500 ˚F / 260 ˚C

  • 4

    After the watermelon has drained, rinse each piece under cold running water. Place each piece between two folded paper towels and gently but firmly press to remove excess water.

  • 5

    Brush the watermelon lightly on both sides with the honey.

    • 2 Tablespoon honey

  • 6

    Place the watermelon slices on the grill grate and Traeger them until grill marks have formed and the melon is slightly softened, about 5 minutes.

    450 ˚F / 232 ˚C

  • 7

    Remove from the grill and sprinkle with sea salt and squeeze fresh lime juice over the top. Enjoy!

    • 1  lime

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