Grilled Watermelon Wedges

grilled watermelon wedges

No BBQ is complete without a giant juicy watermelon. While you might normally slice and serve watermelon chilled. The next time you fire up the BBQ, throw some of those wedges on the grill! I can sense the hesitation here but stick with me. Cooking it this way enhances its sweetness and adds a touch of smoky flavor your guests are sure to enjoy. They’ll praise you for your boldness and tell tales of your culinary savvy. Trust us, you’ll be glad you did.

Don’t know how to grill watermelon? That’s ok. We’ve got a detailed how-to in this recipe.

grilled watermelon

Grilled Watermelon Wedges

The next time you fire up the BBQ throw some wedges on the grill! You'll be glad you did.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 6 minutes
Total Time 46 minutes
Servings 4 Servings, 1 to 2 Slices Each
Author Beachbody


  • ¼ medium watermelon rind washed, cut into 1¼-inch thick wedges
  • 1 tsp sea salt (or Himalayan salt)
  • 2 tsp olive oil


  1. Place cookie (or baking) rack over baking pan. Season watermelon with salt. Place on prepared rack. Let watermelon drain for 30 minutes. Rinse and pat dry.

  2. Preheat grill or broiler on high.

  3. Lightly brush watermelon with oil.

  4. Grill (or broil) for about 2 to 3 minutes on each side, or until grill marks appear and watermelon softens slightly.

Nutritional Information (per serving):
Calories: 105
Total Fat: 3 g
Saturated Fat: 0 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sodium: 430 mg
Carbohydrates: 21 g
Fiber: 1 g
Sugars: 18 g
Protein: 2 g

P90X/P90X2 Portions
1 Fruit

P90X3 Portions
1 Carb
½ Fat

Body Beast Portions
1 Fruit
1 Fat

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