Kiwi Lime Gelatin Recipe

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Our Test Kitchen broke the mold when they came up with this bright green gem of a salad featuring kiwifruit, oranges and lime. As the recipe specifies, be sure to cook the kiwi before it's added to the gelatin—otherwise, it won't set.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 6 kiwifruit, peeled, sliced and quartered
  • 1 cup dry white wine or diet lemon-lime soda
  • 2 packages (3 ounces each) lime gelatin
  • 3 cups diet lemon-lime soda, chilled
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 81 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 31mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fruit.


  1. In a saucepan, bring kiwi and wine or soda to a boil. Cook over medium heat for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add gelatin; stir until dissolved. Stir in chilled soda and orange juice. Refrigerate until partially set.
  2. Fold in oranges. Pour into a 6-cup mold coated with cooking spray. Refrigerate 8 hours or overnight until firm. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Kiwi Lime Gelatin in Light & Tasty April/May 2003, p23

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.

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mrsh318 User ID: 3583996 205521
Reviewed Aug. 11, 2014

"This was very refreshing. Served it to my friends for a summer barbecue . All enjoyed it."

teresaskate User ID: 1099657 51437
Reviewed Jul. 4, 2011

"Very refreshing and tasty. Have made this one for Christmas. I use lemon-lime soda to cook the kiwi's in."

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