Grilled Watermelon Fillets with Watercress and Mint

Experiment with new flavors and meal sides with this flavor combination of grilled watermelon with watercress and mint!

Grilled Watermelon Fillets with Watercress and Mint

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  • Vegetable oil, for brushing grill

  • 4

    1-inch-thick slices watermelon, rind removed (1-½ lb.)

  • 2

    teaspoons olive oil

  • 2

    tablespoons balsamic vinegar

  • 2

    teaspoons agave nectar

  • 6

    cups watercress, coarsely chopped

  • 3

    oz. feta cheese, crumbled (¾ cup)

  • 3

    tablespoons chopped fresh mint


1. Brush grill grates with oil, and preheat grill to medium. 2. Brush watermelon slices with olive oil. Grill watermelon slices 5 minutes, or until just scorched around edges. 3. Whisk together balsamic vinegar and agave nectar in bowl. Toss half of vinegar mixture with watercress in large bowl. 4. Divide watercress salad among 4 plates. Top with grilled watermelon; garnish with feta cheese, mint, and remaining vinegar mixture. Serves: Serves 4


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