Grilled Watermelon Wedges

Grilled Watermelon Wedges

No barbecue is complete without a giant juicy watermelon. While you might normally slice and serve watermelon chilled, the next time you fire up the grill, throw some of those wedges on!

I can sense the hesitation here, but stick with me: Cooking it this way enhances its sweetness and adds a touch of smoky flavor your guests will love. They’ll praise you for your boldness and tell tales of your culinary savvy. Trust us, you’ll be glad you did.

Don’t know how to grill watermelon? That’s ok. We’ve got a detailed how-to in this recipe.

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Grilled Watermelon Wedges

The next time you fire up the BBQ throw some wedges on the grill! You'll be glad you did.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 6 mins
Total Time 46 mins
Servings 4 Servings, 1 to 2 Slices Each
Calories 105 kcal
Author BODi


  • ¼ medium watermelon rind washed, cut into 1¼-inch thick wedges
  • 1 tsp sea salt (or Himalayan salt)
  • 2 tsp olive oil


  1. Place cookie (or baking) rack over baking pan. Season watermelon with salt. Place on prepared rack. Let watermelon drain for 30 minutes. Rinse and pat dry.

  2. Preheat grill or broiler on high.

  3. Lightly brush watermelon with oil.

  4. Grill (or broil) for about 2 to 3 minutes on each side, or until grill marks appear and watermelon softens slightly.

Nutrition Facts
Grilled Watermelon Wedges
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 105 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Sodium 430mg19%
Carbohydrates 21g7%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 18g20%
Protein 2g4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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