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Whipped Carrot Salad Recipe

Whipped Carrot Salad Recipe

"Carrots and pineapple give this fluffy gelatin salad its refreshing taste," says Jean Smith of Crossville, Tennessee. "A friend gave me the recipe. I serve this side dish often, whether I'm entertaining guests or my family. Lovely and light, it's perfect with almost any menu."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (6 ounces) orange gelatin
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 1 package (8 ounces) reduced-fat cream cheese, cubed
  • 2 cans (8 ounces each) unsweetened crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1 cup finely grated carrots
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) reduced-fat whipped topping, thawed

Directions

  • 1. In a bowl, dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Place cream cheese in a food processor or blender; cover and process until smooth. While processing, gradually add dissolved gelatin; process until smooth. Pour into a large bowl. Stir in pineapple and carrots; fold in whipped topping. Pour into a serving bowl. Refrigerate for 2 hours or until firm. Yield: 12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (2/3 cup) equals 158 calories, 6 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 11 mg cholesterol, 92 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 fat.