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Frozen Cranberry Orange Salad Recipe

Frozen Cranberry Orange Salad Recipe

This recipe is different from most cranberry salads and it's delectable. This salad freezes firm, but is easy to cut into serving size pieces.—Suzanne Merrill, Nampa, Idaho
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + freezing YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 can (14 ounces) jellied cranberry sauce
  • 3 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans

Directions

  • 1. Line a 9-in. x 5-in. loaf pan with foil; set aside. Place the cranberry sauce, orange juice and peel in a food processor; cover and process until blended. Transfer to prepared pan.
  • 2. In a small bowl, beat cream and sugar until it begins to thicken. Stir in mayonnaise. Spread over cranberry mixture: sprinkle with pecans. Cover and freeze for 4 hours or until firm. May be frozen for up to 1 month.
  • 3. To use frozen salad: Using foil, lift salad out of pan. Cut into pieces. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece equals 175 calories, 9 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 22 mg cholesterol, 46 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.