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Holiday Gelatin Salad Recipe

Holiday Gelatin Salad Recipe

“Because I care for a teenager with diabetes, I decided to change my annual Thanksgiving salad so she could have some.” -Mareen Robinson of Spanish Fork, Utah
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (.3 ounce) sugar-free lemon gelatin
  • 1 package (.3 ounce) sugar-free strawberry gelatin
  • 1 package (.3 ounce) sugar-free cherry gelatin
  • 1-3/4 cups boiling water
  • 1 can (20 ounces) unsweetened crushed pineapple
  • 1 can (14 ounces) whole-berry cranberry sauce
  • 1 medium navel orange, peeled and sectioned
  • 3/4 cup reduced-fat whipped topping
  • 1/4 cup fat-free sour cream

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, dissolve the gelatins in boiling water. Drain pineapple, reserving juice in a 2-cup measuring cup; add enough cold water to measure 2 cups. Stir into gelatin mixture.
  • 2. Place the pineapple, cranberry sauce and orange in a food processor; cover and pulse until blended. Stir into gelatin mixture. Transfer to an 8-cup ring mold coated with cooking spray. Refrigerate until firm.
  • 3. In a small bowl, combine whipped topping and sour cream. Unmold gelatin; serve with topping. Yield: 12 servings (3/4 cup topping).

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup gelatin with 1 tablespoon topping equals 105 calories, 1 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 1 mg cholesterol, 62 mg sodium, 24 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fruit, 1/2 starch.