Grilled Watermelon Caprese Salad
August 13, 2020

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Servings: 6


  • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp honey
  • 2 large round watermelon slices, each about 1 inch thick
  • 2 Tbsp avocado oil
  • salt and ground black pepper, to taste
  • 2 cups multi coloured grape tomatoes
  • 4 oz either fresh mozzarella, fresh goat cheese or nut cheese, sliced
  • fresh basil leaves, for garnish



  1. 01. Preheat grill over medium high heat.
  2. 02. In a small saucepan stir together balsamic vinegar and honey and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low and allow mixture to simmer, stirring frequently, until thickened, about 2 minutes. Set aside.
  3. 03. Cut watermelon slices into 4 equal triangles. Brush both sides of each watermelon with oil and season with salt and pepper. Grill until warm and grill marked, about 2 minutes per side.
  4. 04. Transfer warm watermelon slices to serving plates or a platter. Top with tomatoes, cheese and torn or sliced basil leaves. 
  5. 05. Drizzle with honey balsamic glaze and sprinkle with some additional salt and pepper if desired. Serve immediately.


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