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Carrot-Pineapple Gelatin Salad Recipe

"My grandma frequently fixed the salad when she was asked to bring a dish to a family gathering," writes Sue Gronholz of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin. "Now I make it often since it's a favorite of our kids. It's a fun way for them to get a fruit and vegetable."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 can (8 ounces) unsweetened crushed pineapple
  • 1 package (.3 ounce) sugar-free lemon gelatin
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1/2 cup cold water
  • 1 teaspoon white vinegar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 medium carrots, grated

Directions

  • 1. Drain pineapple, reserving 1/2 cup juice; set pineapple and juice aside. In a bowl, dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Stir in cold water, vinegar, salt and reserved juice. Chill until partially thickened, about 45 minutes. Stir in carrots and reserved pineapple. Pour into a 3-cup mold coated with cooking spray. Chill until firm. Unmold to serve. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving equals 59 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 158 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 fruit.