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Blue cheese and salty prosciutto pair well with sweet melon in this sweet-savory side dish of Grilled Watermelon with Blue Cheese and Prosciutto. Grilling the watermelon enhances that sweetness and adds a touch of smoky flavor. Brushing the wedges with oil keeps them from sticking to the grill.

Virginia Willis
Recipe by Southern Living August 2012

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Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lindsey Ellis Beatty

Recipe Summary

hands-on:
20 mins
total:
20 mins
Yield:
Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat grill to 350° to 400° (medium-high) heat. Brush both sides of each watermelon quarter with olive oil, and season with desired amount of salt and pepper. Cut prosciutto into thin strips.

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  • Grill watermelon quarters, without grill lid, 1 minute on each side or until grill marks appear.

  • Transfer watermelon to a serving plate; top with blue cheese, prosciutto strips, and fresh basil. Drizzle watermelon with balsamic glaze. Serve immediately.

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