Grilled Watermelon Sundae

Transform your watermelon from refreshing fruit into decadent dessert
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Watermelon Sundae

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Once you’ve tried grilled watermelon, you’ll never look back.

This recipe is courtesy of Food Network.

4
Servings
110
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

For the honey and lime syrup

  • 1/4  Cup  lime juice
  • 1/2  lime, zested
  • 1/4  Cup  honey
  • Dash cayenne pepper
  • Dash salt

For the watermelon sundae

  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • small seedless watermelon, cut into 1-inch thick triangles
  • quart vanilla ice cream
  • Whipped cream, as desired
  • 1/4  Cup  mint leaves

Directions

For the honey and lime syrup

Add the lime juice, lime zest, honey, cayenne, and salt to a small bowl. Whisk until well combined.

For the watermelon sundae

Preheat a grill to medium-high heat. Grease the grill with nonstick spray.

Place the watermelon slices on the grill, and cook for 2-3 minutes per side. During the last minute of cooking, brush the syrup on the slices.

Transfer the watermelon from the grill to ice cream bowls. Top them with generous scoops of vanilla ice cream. Drizzle remaining syrup over ice cream. Garnish with whipped cream and mint leaves. Serve immediately.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
4g
6%
Sugar
11g
12%
Saturated Fat
2g
8%
Cholesterol
2mg
1%
Carbohydrate, by difference
15g
12%
Protein
5g
11%
Vitamin A, RAE
3µg
0%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
4mg
5%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
3µg
3%
Calcium, Ca
46mg
5%
Choline, total
1mg
0%
Folate, total
26µg
7%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
13mg
4%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Phosphorus, P
47mg
7%
Riboflavin
1mg
91%
Selenium, Se
2µg
4%
Sodium, Na
26mg
2%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Water
11g
0%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Grill Shopping Tip

Think twice before buying a thicker piece of meat; a 2-inch thick steak takes four times (not twice) as long as 1-inch thick steak to cook.

Grill Cooking Tip

If you're cooking something that's been marinated, make sure to pat the item dry before it hits the grill. Any sugar in the marinade will burn.

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