Grilled Watermelon with Minted Salsa Bites

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Grilled Watermelon with Minted Salsa Bites

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Recipe Data

12
Servings
30min
Prep
32min
Total

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Description

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.

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Ingredients
Serves 12
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2 c.diced strawberries
2kiwi, peeled, quartered and thinly sliced
¼ c.chopped red onion
1jalapeno 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
c.Hy-Vee Select traditional feta cheese crumbles

Directions

  1. For salsa, in a bowl combine strawberries, kiwi, red onion, jalapeno pepper, mint and lime juice. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
  2. Preheat grill to direct heat over medium-high heat.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. *Note: Chile peppers contain volatile oils that can burn your skin and eyes. When working with chile peppers, wear hand protection.

Nutrition facts

Servings

70 Calories per serving

Amounts Per Serving

  • Total Fat: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 5mg
  • Sodium: 130mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 14mg
  • Protein: 2g

Daily Values

0%
Vitamin A 15%
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Vitamin C 70%
0%
Iron 2%
0%
Calcium 4%

Recipe Source:

Hy-Vee Seasons Back to School 2014.