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Cranberry/Orange Molded Salad Recipe

Cranberry/Orange Molded Salad Recipe

This colorful side dish will complement virtually any meal. The cinnamon and cloves combined with the cranberry sauce and orange sections give this salad an interesting, zesty taste. It's particularly nice at holidays, when its bright color adds a festive touch to your table!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling YIELD:8-10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (6 ounces) raspberry gelatin
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 1 can (14 ounces) whole-berry cranberry sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Dash ground cloves
  • 2 cups diced orange sections
  • Lettuce leaves, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Stir in cranberry sauce, cinnamon and cloves. Chill until partially set. Add the orange sections. Pour into an oiled 6-cup mold. Chill until set, about 3 hours. Unmold; serve on a lettuce-lined platter if desired. Yield: 8-10 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 144 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 48 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 2 g protein.