Move over meat – here's another reason to make room for fruit on the grill! This simple salad is a refreshing and delicious addition to your next BBQ.
Skill Level: Beginner. Serving Size: ~1 cup. 
Course Salad
Prep Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 2


  • 8 oz. watermelon, cut into steak or wedge-shaped pieces
  • 2 oz. fresh basil, julienned
  • 4 oz. English cucumber, sliced


  • Preheat grill to high heat. Grill must be VERY hot for this to be executed well!
  • Slice an 8 oz. “steak” of watermelon onto the hot grill.
  • After 8 minutes, turn watermelon 90 degrees to achieve crisscrossed grill marks.
  • Remove and allow watermelon to chill.
  • Once chilled, dice and place in a mixing bowl with the remaining ingredients.
  • Allow the salad to sit for 10 minutes before serving. Enjoy!


Nutrition Information: This unique way to enjoy watermelon provides a hearty helping of vitamin C and vitamin A. Gluten-free, nut free, dairy free.
Calories: 90, Fat: 0g, Protein: 0g, Carbohydrates: 21g, Fiber: 3g, Added Sugar: 0g, Sodium: 0mg