Fruited Lemon Gelatin Salad Recipe
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Fruited Lemon Gelatin Salad Recipe

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As light and pleasant as a summer breeze - that's how I would describe this sunny salad. With oranges, grapes and pineapple peeking out of every spoonful, it's a fun, fruity addition to any meal. -Erla Burkholder, Ewing, Illinois
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling
MAKES:15-18 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling
MAKES: 15-18 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (6 ounces) lemon gelatin
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 1 can (12 ounces) lemon-lime soda
  • 1 can (20 ounces) crushed pineapple
  • 1 can (15 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
  • 2 cups halved green grapes
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream, whipped
  • Lettuce leaves, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 146 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 23mg cholesterol, 38mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (26g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein

Directions

  1. Dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Stir in soda. Chill until partially set.
  2. Drain pineapple, reserving juice; set pineapple aside. Add water to pineapple juice, if necessary, to measure 1 cup; set aside. Stir the pineapple, oranges and grapes into gelatin. Pour into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. dish. Chill until firm.
  3. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan over medium heat, combine the egg, sugar, flour, butter and reserved pineapple juice. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Cool completely. Fold in whipped cream. Spread over gelatin. Chill until firm. Cut into squares; serve on lettuce if desired. Yield: 15-18 servings.
Originally published as Fruited Lemon Gelatin Salad in Taste of Home August/September 2000, p39

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.


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Reviewed Sep. 19, 2014

"Delicious! A fresh fruity dessert that can even be served as a side dish!"

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