Strawberry-Banana Gelatin Salad Recipe
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Strawberry-Banana Gelatin Salad Recipe

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Our family gatherings wouldn't be the same without this classic gelatin salad with its festive fruit layers. Since it stays nice and firm, it travels well and is ideal for taking to covered-dish suppers and church potlucks.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES:12-15 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES: 12-15 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (6 ounces) strawberry gelatin
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 2 packages (10 ounces each) frozen sweetened sliced strawberries, partially thawed
  • 1 can (20 ounces) crushed pineapple, undrained
  • 1 cup mashed firm bananas (about 3 medium)
  • 1/2 to 3/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 2 cups (16 ounces) sour cream
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 184 calories, 8 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 20 mg cholesterol, 42 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, dissolve gelatin in water. Stir in strawberries, pineapple, bananas and nuts. Pour half of the mixture into a 13-in. x 9-in. dish. Refrigerate for 1 hour or until set.
  2. Set the remaining gelatin mixture aside. Combine the sour cream, sugar and vanilla. Spread over the chilled gelatin. Spoon remaining gelatin mixture over top. Chill overnight. Yield: 12-15 servings.
Originally published as Strawberry-Banana Gelatin Salad in Country Woman November/December 2000, p33

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 184 calories, 8 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 20 mg cholesterol, 42 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.

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Reviewed Nov. 27, 2014

"The flavor of this salad is delicious, however, it does not ever set up, it is like strawberry soup. I have made it several times and follow the recipe to the letter and it turns out the same every time."

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Reviewed Dec. 26, 2012

"This was a great recipe for Christmas dinner. I doubled everything but the sour cream middle. It was delicious."

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Reviewed Feb. 13, 2012

"Awesome sweetness/tartness combination, not so good at setting up."

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Reviewed May. 25, 2010

"My circle gals loved it & thought it very appropo for a springtime salad. I used black walnuts which gave it a great taste."

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Reviewed Apr. 15, 2010

"I want to try this for my circle meeting next month but was wondering if the recipe can be doubled successfully or should I make it twice for ample servings? Tks"

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