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Grilled Watermelon Salad


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  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 pound cucumbers, divided
  • 1 1/2 cups plain Greek-style yogurt
  • 2/3 cup chopped mint, divided
  • 3 pounds watermelon, rind removed and fruit cut into 1-inch chunks (6 cups)
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • Flaky sea salt to taste



Step 1

Preheat EGG to 400º using direct heat and a cast iron grate.
Peel half of the cucumber and halve lengthwise. Once grate is preheated, grill halved cucumber and watermelon until grill marks form.
Mince and mash garlic to a paste with a pinch of salt and transfer to a bowl.
Peel remaining cucumber, then halve lengthwise and seed. Coarsely grate into bowl with garlic paste. Stir in yogurt, 1/3 cup mint, and 3/4 teaspoon salt to make tsatsiki.
Cut the grilled watermelon and cucumber and cut crosswise into 1/3-inch-thick slices.
Toss sliced cucumber with watermelon, remaining 1/3 cup mint, and lime juice in a large bowl.
Serve fruit with tsatsiki. Sprinkle with sea salt to taste.

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