Sunday, June 14, 2020

Grilled Watermelon Pizza with Herb Pistachio Pesto, Mozzarella, and Honey

IMG_1095I plant us the PERFECT summer app! Or dinner, or’s actually the perfect anytime nutrient. Imagine sitting outside, sipping your cocktail of choice or about rosé, together with eating GRILLED WATERMELON amongst melty cheese, salty pesto, together with a drizzle of sweet dearest. I actually tin can’t think of a amend situation. The combo power appear a piddling off the wall to yous, just trust me on this 1. It’second incredible. You’ll appear similar such a rockstar if you brand this for friends together with family. It’sec seems and then complicated, simply it’sec and so elementary! Less than ten ingredients!

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The combination of sugariness watermelon as well as dearest mixed alongside the salty pesto, pistachios, together with salty/rich mozzarella is pure heaven. I dear how different together with unique the flavor combo is. I tin can’t get plenty. I tin see myself making this all the time this summer in addition to playing around alongside unlike cheeses and types of pesto.
An arugula pesto would live awesome hither as well. Cheese-wise, anything on the softer, melty side with a subtle flavor would work best. I personally dear mozzarella, simply yous can role any you like! I made these on a grill pan indoors, but an outdoor grill would work dandy besides.

There’second null like spending a perfect eventide exterior grilling, eating, as well as drinking ALL the summer things. So fabulous.
IMG_1114These are best served right away. They won’t proceed well in the refrigerator. Definitely whip these upwardly right earlier you lot’re going to eat them! They come up together super rapidly. You could definitely make the pesto inward advance, too take everything sliced in addition to make to go too!
I’ve ever loved the warm weather, in addition to everything that comes with summertime. Farmers markets, tons of fresh produce, spending time outdoors, and mood-boosting sunshine.

Watermelon pizza too rosé this weekend…who’second with me?!?!


Grilled Watermelon Pizza alongside Herb Pistachio Pesto, Mozzarella, in addition to Honey



Prep Time xx minutes

Cook Time x minutes

Total Time xxx minutes

Author Molly (Spices inward My DNA)


  • slices of watermelon (nigh 1/ii'' thick)

  • slices of fresh mozzarella

  • beloved for drizzling

  • extra chopped pistachios

  • 2
    olive oil

  • For the PESTO:

  • Handful of apartment-foliage Italian parsley (near one/2 c.)

  • x-12
    fresh basil leaves

  • 2
    fresh thyme leaves

  • one/three
    roasted salted pistachios

  • two
    olive fossil oil


  1. Begin by making the pesto. Combine parsley, basil, thyme, and pistachios inwards a food processor. Pulse xx-25 times until finely chopped. Stream inwards the olive fossil oil as well as process but until combined. You don't want the pesto to live puréed similar a normal pesto, yous want it on the chunkier/drier side. Set aside.

  2. Preheat your grill or grill pan to medium/high. Brush the watermelon slices amongst olive crude oil. Grill on the beginning side for four-5 minutes or until caramelized as well as grill marks grade. Flip the watermelon in addition to superlative with slices of mozzarella. Cover grill pan with aluminum foil if using, or close the lid of the grill and ready for another two to 3 minutes until the cheese is melty. Remove from grill, sprinkle with pesto, extra pistachios, together with a drizzle of love.



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