Delicious Grilled Fruit Recipes To Try Next Time You Fire Up the Grill

Grilled Watermelon
Photo: Caitlin Bensel

You could argue that grilling season almost runs year-round in the South, but summertime is definitely peak season for turning to the grill for a flavor-packed meal. While we are always fans of the classics like grilled meats and veggies, these recipes will convince you that fruit also deserves a spot on the grill this summer. Fresh fruits, from peaches to watermelon and even bananas, can benefit greatly from a good char. The smoky flavor from the grill will combine with the natural sweetness of fruit to create an ideal blend of flavors in just a few minutes. These grilled fruit recipes are sure to inspire you to fire up the grill ASAP.

01 of 09

Grilled Peach Cobbler

Grilled Peach Cobbler
Greg DuPree

Recipe: Grilled Peach Cobbler

Take your skillet to the grill for a new take on peach cobbler. As always, we suggest serving warm with a hearty helping of vanilla ice cream.

02 of 09

Grilled Peach-and-Arugula Salad with Feta

Grilled Peach-and-Arugula Salad with Feta
Victor Protasio; Food Styling: Kellie Kelley; Prop Styling: Kay E. Clarke

Recipe: Grilled Peach-and-Arugula Salad with Feta

Placing peaches on the grill for just four minutes will create the perfect blend of smoky and sweet flavors. They're sure to take any fresh summer salad to the next level.

03 of 09

Grilled Watermelon with Blue Cheese and Prosciutto

Grilled Watermelon with Blue Cheese and Prosciutto
Jennifer Davick

Recipe: Grilled Watermelon with Blue Cheese and Prosciutto

Top grilled watermelon slices with blue cheese, prosciutto, fresh basil, and balsamic for a salty-sweet appetizer that's delicious and refreshing on a hot summer day.

04 of 09

Grilled Watermelon

Grilled Watermelon
Caitlin Bensel

Recipe: Grilled Watermelon

Coating each slice with a sugar and salt mixture before placing it on the grill will ensure the watermelon gets a nice char. Serve with lime zest, Tajín, or chili powder for a final punch of flavor.

05 of 09

Grilled Strawberry Shortcake

Grilled Strawberry Shortcake

Recipe: Grilled Strawberry Shortcake

With a short ingredient list and just 15 minutes of hands-on time, there's no excuse not to try this sweet treat the next time you make dinner on the grill.

06 of 09

Grilled Apple Salad

Vegetarian Grilling Recipes: Grilled Apple Salad

Recipe: Grilled Apple Salad

Elevate your salad in just 10 minutes by adding grilled apple slices. You can also use a grill pan to achieve the same look.

07 of 09

Grilled Peaches Jezebel

Vegetarian Grilling Recipes: Grilled Peaches Jezebel

Recipe: Grilled Peaches Jezebel

Transform fresh peaches into a flavor-packed dish in just five minutes by coating them with a honey and horseradish glaze.

08 of 09

Peach and Pork Kabobs

Peach and Pork Kabobs
Jennifer Davick

Recipe: Peach and Pork Kabobs

Next time you grab the skewers to grill up kabobs for dinner, pair peaches with bell peppers for a fresh, fruity side dish.

09 of 09

Grilled Peach-and-Mozzarella Salad

Grilled Peach and Mozzarella Salad

Recipe: Grilled Peach-and-Mozzarella Salad

This stacked salad is made by layering fresh mozzarella and grilled peaches. The stack is then covered in a cumin-lime vinaigrette dressing that includes a small amount of tequila.

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