Grilled Honeydew Wedges with Lime Sugar

Honeydew melon is so sweet, it caramelizes beautifully—and almost instantly—on the grill.

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  • Servings: 10


  • Finely grated zest of 3 limes
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • One 4-pound honeydew melon, halved, seeded and cut into 2-inch wedges
  • Lime wedges, for serving

How to make this recipe

  1. Light a grill. In a small bowl, combine the lime zest with the sugar. Grill the melon wedges over high heat, turning once, until caramelized, about 1 minute. Transfer the melon to a baking sheet and sprinkle with some of the lime sugar. Refrigerate until chilled.

  2. Sprinkle the melon with more lime sugar and serve with lime wedges, passing any remaining sugar at the table.

Contributed By Published August 2010

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