Lime Gelatin Salad

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"This is a great recipe my mom got from my aunt. It is a family tradition for us. It can be made a day or two ahead of time, if you like. It looks just beautiful in a cut crystal bowl. We just 'gobble' it up! If pecans aren't your favorite. substitute walnuts. Originally submitted to ThanksgivingRecipe.com."

Ingredients

servings 458 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 458 kcal
  • 23%
  • Fat:
  • 37 g
  • 57%
  • Carbs:
  • 29.7g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 6 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 100 mg
  • 33%
  • Sodium:
  • 179 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. Pour 1 cup boiling water over the gelatin mix in a large bowl. Stir it until it is dissolved. Add 1/2 cup pineapple juice. Place it in the refrigerator to partially gel. It is important that the gelatin is only partially gelled.
  2. Meanwhile, cook the pineapple in a small saucepan until it boils. Let it cook about 5 minutes. Cool it to room temperature.
  3. When the gelatin is partially gelled, blend the softened cream cheese into it until it is creamy. Mix in the cooled, cooked pineapple.
  4. Whip the cream until it is fluffy. Fold it into the gelatin-cream cheese mixture. Fold the nuts into the gelatin mixture. Pour it all into a pretty crystal bowl and place it in the refrigerator to completely gel.
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I started to make this recipe because it sounded good, but then, as I was making it, I realized it wasn't quite right. The ingredients call for 1 1/2 cups water, but the directions call for 1 c...

I was looking for a lime gelatin salad recipe for my mom and this one fit the bill. I made the recipe as stated and it turned out just fine. Thanks for sharing!

I followed the recipe with the added ingredient of the 1/2 cup pineapple juice. Didn't cook the pinapple either as it was a can. Everyone liked how it was NOT THAT SWEET (great for serving with...