This Grilled Watermelon Steak is the perfect recipe for a no fuss easy BBQ appetizer. The tangy cheese, paired with the balsamic reduction and aromatic basil provides a distinctive taste you will love!
4sliceswatermelonrind on, about 1 inch thick (room temperature)
1tablespoonolive oilextra virgin
6-8ouncesRicotta Salata or feta cheese175 - 225 grams
a few pinches of sea salt
extra basil leaves for garnishingif desired
Heat grill pan on high heat.
Brush the sides of the watermelon lightly with the olive oil.
Once the grill pan is hot, sear each side of the watermelon for 1-2 minutes.
Place watermelon on serving dish and allow to cool slightly.
Crumble cheese over top of grilled watermelon.
Sprinkle with basil leaves and pinch of sea salt.
Drizzle each slice with balsamic reduction just before serving.
Please keep in mind that the nutritional information provided below is just a rough estimate and variations can occur depending on the specific ingredients used. *adapted from recipe found in Bon Appetit magazine