Fruit Salad Savings

Here’s a recipe for summer energy savings: an eye-popping, crowd-pleasing fruit salad. This summer, keep the house cool by keeping the stove off. Acacia Energy has another great summer salad we’d like to share with you.

Melon, Mint & Mozzarella Salad

This chilly summer salad is chocked full of melon, mint, mozzarella cheese and more. All it takes is a watermelon, a couple of honeydews, three peaches, some mint leaves, cheese balls, grapes and a bottle of Lemon-Poppy Seed Dressing.

Here’s your shopping list:

3 cups peeled, chopped fresh peaches

1 (8-oz.) tub of fresh small mozzarella cheese balls, cut in half

3 tablespoons chopped basil

3/4 cup of Lemon-Poppy Seed Dressing

4 cups seeded, cubed watermelon

4 cups cubed honeydew melon

2 cups seedless green grapes, cut in half

6 mint leaves

3 easy steps:

1. Toss first 3 ingredients with 1/4 cup Lemon-Poppy Seed Dressing.

2. Layer watermelon, peach mixture, honeydew and grapes in a tall glass bowl. Chill up to 3 hours.

3. Toss with remaining 1/2 cup dressing just before serving. Garnish with mint leaves.

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