Melon-and-Mozzarella Salad

Melon-and-Mozzarella SaladRecipe
Photo: Lauren Rubinstein; Styling: Amy Burke


Makes 8 to 10 servings
Total time: 30 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Total: 30 Minutes


3 cups peeled, coarsely chopped fresh peaches (about 1 1/2 lb.)
1 (8-oz.) tub fresh small mozzarella cheese balls, cut in half
3 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
4 cups seeded and cubed watermelon
4 cups cubed honeydew melon
3 cups sliced fresh strawberries
2 cups seedless green grapes, cut in half
Garnishes: fresh raspberries, mint leaves


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

2. Layer watermelon, peach mixture, honeydew, berries, and grapes in a large glass trifle dish or tall glass bowl. Serve immediately, or cover and chill up to 8 hours. Toss with remaining 1/2 cup dressing just before serving. Garnish, if desired.