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Spiced Orange Gelatin Salad Recipe

Spiced Orange Gelatin Salad Recipe

This lovely molded salad looks and tastes festive. Its orange and cinnamon flavor combination will make it a popular side dish for most any entrée.—Jennifer Kauffman Figueroa, Greenville, South Carolina
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 packages (3 ounces each) orange gelatin, divided
  • 1-3/4 cups boiling water, divided
  • 3/4 cup cold water
  • 1 cup sweetened applesauce
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Lettuce leaves and sliced apples, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, dissolve one package of gelatin in 1 cup boiling water. Stir in cold water. Pour into a 6-cup ring mold coated with cooking spray. Refrigerate until set but not firm, about 1 hour.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, dissolve remaining package of gelatin in remaining boiling water. Stir in the applesauce, sour cream and cinnamon. Refrigerate for 1 hour or until thickened. Gently spread over gelatin in mold. Refrigerate until firm.
  • 3. Line a serving plate with lettuce leaves if desired; unmold gelatin onto plate. Garnish with apples and additional lettuce if desired. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup (calculated without optional ingredients) equals 162 calories, 5 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 20 mg cholesterol, 60 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 fat.