Hands-on Time
20 Mins
Total Time
20 Mins
Yield
Serves 4 (serving size: 2 wedges)
Photo: Greg Dupree; Styling: Lindsey Lower

How to Make It

Step 1

Heat a grill or grill pan to medium-high heat.

Step 2

Combine onion, vinegar, sugar, and salt in a medium bowl; let stand 15 minutes or until onion is softened, tossing occasionally. Combine 2 teaspoons brining liquid and 2 teaspoons olive oil, stirring with a whisk. Drain onion, and discard remaining liquid.

Step 3

Brush olive oil mixture onto both sides of watermelon slice. Grill watermelon 3 to 4 minutes on each side, until well marked and juicy; place on a serving platter or cutting board. Top watermelon evenly with pickled onions, blue cheese, and pecans. Sprinkle with basil. Cut into 8 wedges.

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