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Creamy Pineapple Salad Recipe

Creamy Pineapple Salad Recipe

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 YIELD: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


  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 201 calories, 10 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 38 mg cholesterol, 109 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 4 g protein.

Reviews for Creamy Pineapple Salad

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Reviewed Jun. 3, 2012

"Very good for summer."

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!!!"

Reviewed Jun. 6, 2010

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

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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