Grilled Yellow Watermelon with Cucumber Cantaloupe Salsa Recipe

Team Foodhall

What you need:
• Yellow watermelon – 12 slices, ¾-inch thick
• Limes – 2, halved, plus extra lime wedges for serving
• Vegetable oil – 2 tbsp
• Cucumber – 1 cup, peeled, seeded, and diced
• Cantaloupe – 1 cup, diced
• Red onion – 1/2 cup, diced
• Jalapeño – 1, minced
• Fresh basil and parsley – 1 tbsp each, chopped, plus extra for garnish
• Extra virgin olive oil – 2 tbsp
• Salt and black pepper, to taste

Method:
1. Preheat grill over medium-high heat
2. Place watermelon wedges and lime halves on a large, parchment-lined, rimmed baking sheet
3. Brush vegetable oil on both sides of watermelon and cut side of limes. Season with salt and pepper
4. Grill watermelon 2-3 minutes on each side, until charred but not soft. Grill limes cut-side down for 3 minutes. When done, place watermelon and limes back on baking sheet. Set aside
5. In a medium bowl, combine the cucumber, cantaloupe, red onion, jalapeño, basil, parsley, and olive oil
6. Squeeze the juice of grilled limes over the salsa. Season to taste with salt and pepper
7. Arrange watermelon wedges on a large platter and spoon the salsa over it
8. Garnish platter with extra lime wedges and fresh herbs
9. Serve with remaining salsa on the side. Enjoy!

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