51 Lincoln Oven Roasted Watermelon Steak

This Oven Roasted Watermelon Steak is a deliciously savory main course that's sure to turn heads!
Course Main Dishes, Side Dishes
Diet Gluten-Free, Vegetarian
Occasion 4th of July
Time 60 minutes or more
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 35 minutes
Servings 4 watermelon steaks
Author Sarah Bond


  • 1/4 large seedless watermelon
  • 1/4 bottle cream sherry
  • 4 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese


  • Cut watermelon into 4 even rectangular slice, about 1 inch thick (rind removed).
  • Place slices in a roasting pan and pour cream sherry over them.
  • Dot each with butter and sprinkle with a dash of salt and pepper.
  • Brush vegetable oil onto a piece of parchment paper (about the size of the pan), then place over the steaks. Cover tightly with aluminum foil.
  • Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 2 1/2 hours, or until edges have slightly charred.
  • Place steaks on a rimmed baking sheet to cool slightly.
  • To serve, spoon juices over each steak. Top with a touch of feta cheese.