Grillrezept: Wassermelone mit Ricotta Nockerl

Grill recipe: watermelon with ricotta dumplings

If you don't know the recipe for grilled watermelon with ricotta dumplings, you definitely have to try it. In the middle of the grilling season, you sometimes have enough of meat, sausages, etc. It's no wonder when you need a break. But by no means take a break from grilling, because the griller is also ideal for dishes without meat. Don't you think so? Then try this recipe for salad with grilled watermelon with ricotta dumplings. The salad dressing with salad seasoning conjures up fruity-sour notes that harmonize perfectly with the ricotta dumplings - refined with Viennese seasoning.

This salad not only looks wonderful, it also tastes wonderfully refreshing. The grilled watermelon with its sweet and subtle caramel notes, the refreshing ricotta and the salad with fruity-sour dressing harmonize like a poem. The fresh sprouts not only look good, but also provide an extra portion of vitamins. You can serve this dish as a main course or with a good piece of meat if you haven't had enough of it. You can't go wrong when preparing the recipe and our seasonings add that certain something to this dish. We cooked for friends and family and they couldn't hold back their praise.


  • 250g ricotta
  • 2 tbsp Viennese seasoning
  • 1 lime
  • pepper
  • 2 slices of watermelon
  • Romaine lettuce
  • 2 tbsp salad seasoning
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp mustard
  • 2 tbsp safflower oil (or other high-quality oil)
  • Sprouts (e.g. radish sprouts, cress, ...)


Zest the lime. Then halve the lime and squeeze one lime half. Add the Viennese seasoning with the zest and juice of the lime to the ricotta and mix well. Season with pepper. Add more Viennese seasoning if desired. Chill the ricotta mixture for the time being.

Cut the watermelon into triangles (leave the peel on), 3 pieces per person

For the salad dressing, mix the salad seasoning with mustard, honey and oil. We recommend this Thistle oil from the Raab oil mill .

Wash lettuce and cut into strips.

Grill the watermelon for about 2 minutes.

Marinate the salad and serve, form dumplings from the ricotta cream with 2 spoons, sprinkle the ricotta dumplings with sprouts. Not only does it look good, it also gives you a boost of freshness and extra vitamins. Serve the watermelon while it is still lukewarm and enjoy.

This dish is ideal as a side dish, but also as a main course.

Enjoy it,

your pleasure koarl

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