Recipe of the week title
Recipe of the week title

Grilled Melon and Pear with Mint

We’re changing up a summer favorite…watermelon and cantaloupe.  By grilling them.  Thrown in with some fresh mint.  It doesn’t taste like chicken.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4


  • 1 cantaloupe seeded & sliced into moons
  • ¼ watermelon seeded and sliced into wedges
  • 3 pears seeded and cut in half
  • 5 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • cup fresh mint leaves

Optional garnish

  • 2 tbsp tarragon
  • 1 tbsp pine nuts (nuts of choice)
  • flaky sea salt to taste


  • Preheat grill to medium high. Drizzle 1 tsp of olive oil over the melons and pear halves. Rub to coat.
    ¼ watermelon, 3 pears, 5 tsp extra virgin olive oil, 1 cantaloupe
  • Grill fruit for about 4 minutes per side or until grill marks appear.
  • Arrange on a platter and scatter with mint, tarragon, and any other garnish you desire.
    2 tbsp tarragon, 1 tbsp pine nuts (nuts of choice), flaky sea salt, ⅓ cup fresh mint leaves
  • Drizzle with the remaining olive oil and serve.
    5 tsp extra virgin olive oil
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Author: Zack

Pharmacist, tech guy, pianist, lover of beer, gamer, beach bum. Probably missed something. Just assume I'm into a little bit of everything.

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