Creamy Pineapple Salad Recipe
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Creamy Pineapple Salad Recipe

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Mom made this zesty and fruity salad often, and it tasted so good paired with her hearty spare ribs. We kids couldn't wait to eat when we saw this salad appear on the table. — Ruth Ann Stelfox, Raymond, Alberta
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES:8-10 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES: 8-10 servings


  • 1 can (20 ounces) crushed pineapple
  • 1 package (3 ounces) lemon gelatin
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) 4% cottage cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 201 calories, 10g fat (6g saturated fat), 38mg cholesterol, 109mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (25g sugars, 0 fiber), 4g protein.


  1. Drain pineapple, reserving the juice in a small saucepan. Set pineapple aside. Add enough water to juice to make 1-1/3 cups; bring to a boil. Place gelatin in a bowl; add boiling liquid and stir to dissolve. Cool until slightly thickened. In a bowl, whip cream; gradually beat in sugar. Fold into the gelatin mixture. Stir in pineapple and cottage cheese; blend well. Pour into a 1-1/2-qt. serving bowl; chill at least 3 hours or overnight. Yield: 8-10 servings.
Originally published as Creamy Pineapple Salad in Taste of Home February/March 1994, p17

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kshea User ID: 2698812 7962
Reviewed Jun. 3, 2012

"Very good for summer."

amymapes User ID: 1190698 4789
Reviewed Jan. 6, 2011

"This has been a favorite of the whole family since it was first published. Every time we make for some gathering, the bowl ends up empty and someone requests the recipe. Well, some family members don't like to cook so they just request that we bring it again!!!"

Trilby Yost User ID: 5195621 5843
Reviewed Jun. 6, 2010

"I call this "goes with everything salad," any time of the year."

Karla10 User ID: 1108923 2461
Reviewed Apr. 1, 2010

"I usually don't carer for gelatin salads, but this one is a winner! I make it every Easter as a compliment to smoked ham."

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