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Golden Glow Salad Recipe

Golden Glow Salad Recipe

"MY SISTER and I loved this salad because we thought it tasted like a dessert. We ate a lot of Jell-O when we were growing up, but this was our favorite gelatin dish. I always make this salad for picnics. I provides a fruit and a vegetable, and bright color as well."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (3 ounces) orange gelatin
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 can (8 ounces) crushed pineapple
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • Cold water
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt, optional
  • 3/4 cup finely shredded carrots

Directions

  • 1. In a bowl, dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Drain pineapple, reserving juice. Add lemon juice and enough cold water to pineapple juice to make 1 cup; add salt if desired. Stir into gelatin. Chill until slightly set. Stir in pineapple and carrots. Pour into an oiled 4-cup mold; cover and chill until firm. Unmold. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

Diabetic Exchanges: One serving (prepared with sugar-free gelatin and without add salt) equals 1/2 fruit; also, 35 calories, 42 mg sodium, 0 cholesterol, 8 gm carbohydrate, trace protein, 0 fat.