Grab a watermelon or two and try this refreshing Mediterranean-inspired dish that pairs perfectly with warm weather, an open flame, and—of course—beer.
Christopher Cina 10 months ago
Summer is on its way out, but watermelons are still on the stands at farmer’s markets and in stores. Grab one and try this refreshing Mediterranean-inspired dish that pairs perfectly with warm weather, an open flame, and—of course—beer.
Active preparation time: 20 minutes
Total time: 25 minutes
1 personal watermelon
½ cup (118 ml) plain yogurt
3 Tbs (45 ml) honey
2 oz (57 g) Haystack Mountain Goat Cheese
2 Tbs (30 ml) lager
1 Tbs sugar
1 Tbs basil chiffonade
1 lemon, zested
Preheat the grill on high.
Peel the rind from the watermelon. Cut the flesh into equal bricks, roughly 4 inches (10 cm) long, 2 inches (5 cm) wide, and 1 inch (25 mm) thick.
In a mixing bowl, combine the yogurt, honey, goat cheese, and beer. Mix well.
Sprinkle the sugar lightly over the watermelon slices and place the slices on the grill. Grill for 2 minutes on each side. Remove the slices to a plate to cool. Arrange the slices on individual plates and top with the yogurt sauce, basil, and lemon zest.
PHOTO: CHRISTOPHER CINA
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