Chef-Created Grilling Recipes

Famed chef and restauranteur Timothy Hollingsworth offers up these easy and flavorful summer recipes, perfect for any seasonal gathering.

Watermelon and Feta Salad

With sweet, tangy and spicy flavor in every bite, this watermelon and feta salad is an unexpected and impressive summer side.
Watermelon and Feta Salad

Prep: 15 minutes | Cook: 0 minutes | Total: 15 minutes
Serves: 4
Difficulty: Easy

Ingredients

  • ¼ watermelon, large diced
  • ½ cup jicama, medium diced
  • ½ cup cucumber, sliced into rounds
  • 4 radishes, thinly sliced
  • ½ large jalapeño, sliced into rings
  • ½ cup feta, crumbled
  • 1 lime, zested
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Cilantro leaves, for garnish
  • Maldon Sea Salt, for garnish

Watermelon and Feta Salad

Prep: 15 minutes | Cook: 0 minutes | Total: 15 minutes
Serves: 4
Difficulty: Easy

Ingredients

  • ¼ watermelon, large diced
  • ½ cup jicama, medium diced
  • ½ cup cucumber, sliced into rounds
  • 4 radishes, thinly sliced
  • ½ large jalapeño, sliced into rings
  • ½ cup feta, crumbled
  • 1 lime, zested
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Cilantro leaves, for garnish
  • Maldon Sea Salt, for garnish

Directions:

  1. In medium bowl, combine watermelon, jicama, cucumber, radishes and jalapeño. Crumble feta over top.
  2. Top with lime zest and drizzle of olive oil. Garnish with cilantro leaves and sea salt.

Roasted Potatoes with Smoked Sausage, Sweet Peppers and Red Onion

These easy-to-grill foil packets are stuffed with potatoes, sausage, peppers, onion and a blend of delicious spices that infuse into every bite.
Roasted Potatoes with Smoked Sausage, Sweet Peppers and Red Onion

Prep: 10 minutes | Cook: 40 minutes | Total: 50 minutes
Serves: 4
Difficulty: Easy

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb. Private Selection™ Red Bliss Potatoes
  • 1 cup garlic, peeled
  • 1 green bell pepper, large sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper, large sliced
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, large sliced
  • 2 small red onions, quartered
  • 14 oz. Private Selection™ Smoked Sausage, Sliced
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 sprigs thyme
  • 1 Tbsp. paprika
  • 1 Tbsp. cayenne
  • Salt, to taste
  • Ground pepper, to taste

Roasted Potatoes with Smoked Sausage, Sweet Peppers and Red Onion

Prep: 10 minutes | Cook: 40 minutes | Total: 50 minutes
Serves: 4
Difficulty: Easy

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb. Private Selection™ Red Bliss Potatoes
  • 1 cup garlic, peeled
  • 1 green bell pepper, large sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper, large sliced
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, large sliced
  • 2 small red onions, quartered
  • 14 oz. Private Selection™ Smoked Sausage, Sliced
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 sprigs thyme
  • 1 Tbsp. paprika
  • 1 Tbsp. cayenne
  • Salt, to taste
  • Ground pepper, to taste

Directions:

  1. Preheat grill or oven to 375°F.
  2. In medium pot filled with salted water, bring potatoes to boil. Drain. Cut potatoes in half.
  3. In large bowl, toss together potatoes and remaining ingredients. Double wrap in foil to create pouch.
  4. Cook approximately 30 minutes, turning foil pouch from time to time.

Grilled Chicken Drumsticks with a Brown Sugar Coffee Rub

Brown sugar, coffee grounds and a few savory spices take these grilled drumsticks to a delicious new level.
Grilled Chicken Drumsticks with a Brown Sugar Coffee Rub

Prep: 10 minutes | Cook: 25 minutes | Total: 35 minutes
Serves: 4
Difficulty: Easy

Ingredients:

  • 2 packs Simple Truth Organic™ Chicken Drumsticks
  • ⅓ cup brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. coffee grounds
  • 1 tsp. cocoa powder
  • 2 tsp. chili powder
  • ½ tsp. garlic powder
  • ½ tsp. onion powder
  • ½ tsp. curry powder
  • ½ Tbsp. smoked paprika
  • ½ tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. salt
  • ½ lime, juiced
  • Maldon Sea Salt, for garnish

Grilled Chicken Drumsticks with a Brown Sugar Coffee Rub

Prep: 10 minutes | Cook: 25 minutes | Total: 35 minutes
Serves: 4
Difficulty: Easy

Ingredients:

  • 2 packs Simple Truth Organic™ Chicken Drumsticks
  • ⅓ cup brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. coffee grounds
  • 1 tsp. cocoa powder
  • 2 tsp. chili powder
  • ½ tsp. garlic powder
  • ½ tsp. onion powder
  • ½ tsp. curry powder
  • ½ Tbsp. smoked paprika
  • ½ tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. salt
  • ½ lime, juiced
  • Maldon Sea Salt, for garnish

Directions:

  1. In large bowl, mix together spices. Toss in chicken drumsticks to coat. Let sit 20 minutes at room temperature.
  2. Grill (or bake) to an internal temperature of 165°F, 25-35 minutes.
  3. To serve, top with sea salt and lime juice.