Whoever thought grilled watermelon could taste so good? Strawberries, kiwi and mint tossed with jalapeno and lime create a spicy and refreshing treat that just seems to scream summer.
Servings and Ingredients
|2 c. diced strawberries|
|2 kiwi, peeled, quartered and thinly sliced|
|¼ c. chopped red onion|
|1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped*|
|1 tbsp. chopped fresh mint|
|1 tbsp. fresh lime juice|
|1 (3 pound) seedless watermelon|
|½ tsp. kosher salt|
|¼ tsp. Hy-Vee black pepper|
|⅓ c. Hy-Vee Select traditional feta cheese crumbles|
- For salsa, in a bowl combine strawberries, kiwi, red onion, jalapeno pepper, mint and lime juice. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
- Preheat grill to direct heat over medium-high heat.
- Cut watermelon into one-inch-thick slices; discard ends. Place watermelon slices on grill rack. Grill about 2 minutes or until watermelon is lightly seared, turning once halfway through grilling.
- Remove watermelon slices from grill. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Cut each slice into 6 wedges. Transfer wedges to a serving platter; top with salsa and cheese.
- *Note: Chile peppers contain volatile oils that can burn your skin and eyes. When working with chile peppers, wear hand protection.
Amounts Per Serving
- Total Fat: 1g
- Cholesterol: 5mg
- Sodium: 130mg
- Total Carbohydrates: 14mg
- Protein: 2g
Straw to amber in color, this wheat beer (German in origin) contains aromas and flavors of banana and clove. “Weizen” means “wheat” and “hefe” means yeast. It has low acidity and moderate alcohol levels and is very highly carbonated with a long-lasting head. Pair with seafood, chevre (goat cheese), and key lime pie. Best served at 40-45 degrees in a Weizen glass.