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Grilled Watermelon Salad

Traeger Kitchen


Grilled Watermelon Salad

Prep Time

5

Minutes

Cook Time

15

Minutes

Serves

4 - 6

People

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What's this?

Try a new take on your favorite summer fruit. Watermelon is grilled over high heat then tossed with feta cheese, english cucumbers, red onion and a lime juice dressing.

Ingredients

  • 1 Small Watermelon, sliced

  • 1/4 olive oil

  • 2 Tablespoon olive oil

  • As Needed salt

  • 2 Whole lime juice

  • 1 Teaspoon fish sauce

  • As Needed salt and pepper

  • 2 Whole English Cucumber

  • 1/2 Whole red onion, sliced

  • 8 Ounce Cheese, Feta

  • 1 Cup Pea Shoots

Steps

  • 1

    When ready to cook, start your Traeger according to grill instructions. Turn temperature to 450 degrees F (set to 500 degrees F if using a WiFIRE-enabled grill) and preheat, lid closed, for 10-15 minutes.
  • 2

    Drizzle watermelon slices with olive oil and season with salt.
  • 3

    Place directly on the grill grate and cook 10 minutes or until grill marks develop. Remove from grill and place in the refrigerator to cool.
  • 4

    For the dressing: In a small bowl, whisk together lime juice, fish sauce and salt and pepper to taste. While whisking, slowly drizzle in olive oil.
  • 5

    When watermelon is cool, remove the skin and cut into 1-inch cubes.
  • 6

    In a medium bowl, combine watermelon, cucumbers, red onion, feta and pea shoots. Pour in dressing and toss to coat.
  • 7

    Adjust seasoning with additional salt and lime juice and serve. Enjoy!