Summery Watermelon Fruit Pizza

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This crowd-pleasing Summery Watermelon Fruit Pizza is like having a slice of summer.  Wedges of juicy watermelon are slathered with Greek lime yogurt (sweetened only with honey), then garnished with a colorful assortment of your favorite  fruits!

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This Summery Watermelon Fruit Pizza makes a fun addition to any breakfast or brunch setting.   Or serve it at your next barbecue in lieu of a fruit salad.   But it also makes a delicious dessert to have on a warm and balmy summer night.  Basically it’s a quintessential summer recipe that you’ll want to make for whatever the occasion may be.

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This Summery Watermelon Fruit Pizza is incredibly simple to make.  Watermelon wedges are topped with a creamy Greek lime yogurt sauce (sweetened only with honey), some sprinkles of granola, topped with your favorite fruits (use any fruit you want—strawberries, cherries, raspberries, peaches, melon balls, apple slices,  bananas, etc. – give it the works), then a light and completely addicting honey-lime mix is drizzled over the top.  This is such a fun recipe to make!!  Even the most pickiest of eaters who turn their nose up at fruit will want a slice of this fun pizza!!

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The Greek lime yogurt sauce for this fruit pizza is so simple to make.  I may never buy yogurt with fruit added again.  As for the honey-lime drizzle, I used it here for this Melon Salad. It’s completely addicting and you’ll want to stand over the bowl and slurp up every last drop!

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Enjoy summer’s bounty of fruit with this Summery Watermelon Fruit Pizza!

~ Deb

Summery Watermelon Fruit Pizza

Yield: Serves 8

Total Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients:

For the Pizza
  • 1/2-inch thick slice of watermelon (cut into 8 wedges)
  • 1/2 cup granola
  • an assortment of your favorite fruits (strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, cherries, kiwi, peaches, nectarines, apple slices, banana slices, pomegranate seeds, honeydew balls, cantaloupe balls, red and green grapes, etc.)
  • sprigs of mint for garnish (optional)
For the Greek Lime Yogurt
  • 1 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 - 3 tablespoons clover honey
  • zest and juice of 1 large lime (1-2 tablespoons lime juice)
For the Honey-Lime Drizzle
  • 1/4 cup clover honey
  • 3 - 4 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 heaping teaspoon grated lime zest
 

Directions:

For the Pizza
  1. Slice the watermelon into wedges.
  2. Spoon a heaping tablespoon of yogurt on the top part of each watermelon wedge.
  3. Sprinkle the yogurt with granola.
  4. Arrange assorted fruit on top of each wedge.
  5. Drizzle honey-lime drizzle over the top of the pizza.
For the Greek Lime Yogurt
  1. Mix all of the ingredients in a small bowl.  Refrigerate before using.
For the Honey-Lime Drizzle
  1. Mix the honey, lime juice and lime zest in a small bowl.
  2. Drizzle over the top of the fruit.
 

 

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