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Grilled Watermelon Steaks with Walnut Gremolata

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Watermelon Steak
Grilled Watermelon Steaks with Walnut Gremolata

Welcome to the grill, watermelon. Grilled watermelon is the hottest new barbecue trend, and for good reason. It tastes amazing and it’s super healthy!

Marinate these thick-cut “steak” fruit slices in a mixture of white balsamic vinegar, lemon juice and rosemary. Grill watermelon slices and top ‘em with a gremolata of walnuts, lemon zest and fresh parsley for knock-the-grill-tongs-out-of-your-hand taste.

Grilled Watermelon Steaks with Walnut Gremolata

Welcome to the grill, watermelon. Marinate these thick-cut “steak” fruit slices in a mixture of white balsamic vinegar, lemon juice and rosemary. Grill watermelon slices and top ‘em with a gremolata of walnuts, lemon zest and fresh parsley for knock-the-grill-tongs-out-of-your-hand taste.
Servings 8 servings
Calories 110 kcal
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 38 minutes

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 watermelon small, seedless
  • 1/2 cup white balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp McCormick Gourmet Organic Crushed Rosemary Leaves
  • 1/2 tsp Club House Sea Salt Grinder
  • 1/2 tsp Club House Black Pepper Grinder
  • 1/4 cup walnuts finely chopped, toasted
  • 1/4 cup parsley finely chopped
  • 1 tsp lemon peel grated

Instructions
 

  • Cut 4 (1-inch/2.5 cm thick) half-moon slices of watermelon. Reserve any remaining watermelon for another use. Mix vinegar, oil, lemon juice, rosemary, salt and pepper in small bowl. Reserve 2 tbsp (30 mL). Place watermelon steaks in glass dish. Add remaining marinade. Refrigerate 20 minutes, turning watermelon halfway through marinating time.
  • Meanwhile, for the Walnut Gremolata, mix walnuts, parsley and lemon peel in small bowl. Set aside. Remove watermelon steaks from marinade. Reserve leftover marinade.
  • Grill watermelon steaks over high heat 2 to 4 minutes per side or until grill marks appear, brushing with leftover marinade during cooking.
  • To serve, cut watermelon steaks in half. Drizzle with reserved 2 tbsp (30 mL) marinade. Sprinkle with Walnut Gremolata.

Notes

Recipe credit: McCormick Canada.

Nutrition

Calories: 110kcalCarbohydrates: 10gProtein: 2gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 0.5gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gSodium: 150mgPotassium: 142mgFiber: 1gSugar: 8gVitamin A: 900IUVitamin C: 20.6mgCalcium: 10mgIron: 0.7mg
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