How to Make a Watermelon ‘Grill’ With Fruit Kebabs for Your Next Cookout

5. Trim the skewer ends for the grill grate

Watermelon grill with fruit kabobs
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Trim the wooden skewer ends with wire cutters or a pair of kitchen shears until they’re flush with the rind.

6. Insert the celery for the grill legs

Watermelon grill with fruit kabobs
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Insert 3 celery stalks into the holes on the bottom of the watermelon. You may need to widen the holes slightly, but you want them to be tight. For added stability, you can also insert wooden skewers for the “grill legs” and hide them with the celery stalks.

Watermelon grill with fruit kabobs
Image: Sandra Denneler/SheKnows
Watermelon grill with fruit kabobs
Image: Sandra Denneler/SheKnows

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7. Make the fruit kebabs

Watermelon grill with fruit kabobs
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Make the fruit kebabs with small chucks of cantaloupe, strawberries, kiwis, blueberries, grapes, pineapple and watermelon balls.

8. Put the kebabs on the grill

Watermelon grill with fruit kabobs
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Place the fruit kebabs on and around the watermelon grill.

9. Make a grill lid

Watermelon grill with fruit kabobs
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To make the grill “lid,” attach a small piece of cucumber or zucchini to the top of the smaller watermelon bowl with toothpicks. The lid can be propped on the side of the watermelon grill by inserting more toothpicks to secure it in place.

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