Sunday Roast

Preparation info
  • Makes

    8 to 10

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Plant-Based Gourmet

By Suzannah Gerber

Published 2021

  • About

Brined and marinated over several days, this slow roast combines the sweetness of watermelon with the smoky flavors of a Christmas ham or roast beef, and is more than worth the careful planning. The sugars from the watermelon form a skin, which will char slightly—just like a traditional roast. The marinated watermelon is juicy, savory, and sweet and will melt in your mouth; the longer it sits in the marinade, the deeper the flavor and juicier the roast will be. And because of its resemblanc