Weaponized Watermelon is a vegan and vegetarian-friendly recipe that brings together the sweet and juicy flavors of watermelon and the savory goodness of various herbs and spices. The combination of the two creates an explosion of flavor in your mouth that is sure to tantalize your taste buds. This dish is easy to make and can be served as an appetizer or main course. It’s the perfect way to enjoy a healthy, delicious meal without having to worry about compromising your dietary preferences.
For this Weaponized Watermelon recipe, you will need the following ingredients:
- 1 small watermelon
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 teaspoon dried oregano
- 1 teaspoon dried thyme
- 1 teaspoon dried basil
- 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
- Salt and pepper to taste
Begin by preheating your oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Cut the watermelon into cubes or wedges and place them onto a baking sheet. Drizzle the olive oil over the top of the watermelon cubes and sprinkle the garlic, oregano, thyme, basil, red pepper flakes, salt, and pepper, over the top.
Toss the ingredients together until the watermelon cubes are evenly coated. Place the baking sheet in the oven and bake for 15-20 minutes, or until the watermelon cubes are beginning to soften and caramelize.
Once the watermelon has finished baking, remove it from the oven and let it cool for a few minutes. Serve the Weaponized Watermelon warm, either as an appetizer or main course. Enjoy!