Grilled Watermelon Kebabs with Blueberry-Lime Yogurt Sauce

There are some things that are just inherently summer. Grilling. Kids on the block staying out later and causing a ruckus. Block parties. Corn on the cob. Sprinklers. Big wedges of watermelon.

You get the gist.

This past week I got a hankerin’ (yep, that’s right I said hankerin’) for a big, juice-running-down-your-hand, slice of watermelon. Since, as per usual I was alone in my fruit craving and eating, I had to come up with some new ways to go through half a watermelon.

As always, you reap the benefits of my solo eating and recipe testing. Thank my fruit and vegetable hating husband for this gem.

Grilled Watermelon Kebabs with Blueberry-Lime Yogurt Sauce

Course Appetizer/Dessert
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 13 minutes
Servings 2 -4
Author Sarcastic Cooking


  • 3 Cups Cubed Seedless Watermelon
  • 1 Teaspoon Granulated Sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons Nonfat Greek Blueberry Yogurt
  • 2 Teaspoons Milk
  • 2 Teaspoons Lime Zest
  • 2 Teaspoons Powdered Sugar


  1. Note: Soak the wooden skewers in water overnight before grilling so the skewers don’t burn.
  2. Place four or five cubes of watermelon on each skewer.
  3. Heat the grill to medium/high heat.
  4. Sprinkle two opposite sides of the watermelon cubes with sugar.
  5. Place watermelon kebabs on the grill, one of the sugared sides down. Grill for four minutes on each side.
  6. While the watermelon is grilling, mix together the yogurt, milk, lime zest, and powdered sugar in a small mixing bowl.
  7. Let the watermelon cool slightly before serving. Dip cubes in the yogurt sauce before enjoying.

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  • Jennie @themessybakerblog
    July 16, 2013 at 9:50 am

    Stefanie, this looks so light and refreshing. I love that yogurt sauce!

  • Ashley Bee (Quarter Life Crisis Cuisine)
    July 15, 2013 at 11:09 am

    Yum! A very fun dessert. Tonight might be a grill night for me, it’s too hot here to use the stove!

  • Julia
    July 12, 2013 at 9:08 am

    What a great idea to grill of my favorite summer fruits!

  • Hannah
    July 11, 2013 at 12:38 pm

    Yum, I love grilled watermelon – I never would have thought to pair it with a yoghurt sauce, though! 🙂

  • Stephie @ Eat Your Heart Out
    July 10, 2013 at 10:56 pm

    WHAAAT!? You are so creative, girl!! I never would have thought of grilling watermelon. There must be something getting your creative juices flowing 😉

  • DessertForTwo
    July 10, 2013 at 10:03 pm

    Whoa delicious! And so unique (you always are!). I’ve got to make this!

  • Susan
    July 10, 2013 at 3:05 pm

    I love that you sprinkled sugar on the watermelon so it gets a little crunchy and caramelized as it grills. Would have never thought of doing this.

  • Stephanie @ Girl Versus Dough
    July 10, 2013 at 11:24 am

    Grilled watermelon? Are you kidding me?? LOVE. (And oooh, that yogurt sauce… gimme)