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Sugar-Free Cranberry Gelatin Salad Recipe

Sugar-Free Cranberry Gelatin Salad Recipe

"We don't miss the sugar in this cool, tart and tangy gelatin salad," writes Janet Davis of Atkinson, Nebraska. "It's my family's favorite, especially at the holidays because of its festive color. Walnuts and celery adds a delightful crunch."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (12 ounces) fresh or frozen cranberries, thawed
  • 1 can (12 ounces) frozen apple juice concentrate, thawed
  • 2 packages (.3 ounce each) sugar-free raspberry gelatin
  • 1 can (8 ounces) crushed pineapple, undrained
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1 medium navel orange, peeled, sectioned and chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Directions

  • 1. In a 3-qt. microwave-safe dish, combine cranberries and apple juice concentrate; cover with waxed paper. Microwave on high for 6 to
  • 2. 7-1/2 minutes or until most of the berries have popped. Immediately stir in gelatin powder until dissolved. Cool for 10-15 minutes. Add remaining ingredients; mix well. Pour into a 2-qt. ring mold coated with cooking spray. Refrigerate until firm, about 3 hours. Unmold onto a serving plate just before serving. Yield: 12 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (1/2 cup) equals 115 calories, 3 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 49 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fruit, 1/2 fat.