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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


  • 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


  • 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.

Reviews for Whipped Carrot Salad

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Reviewed Apr. 14, 2013

"This is excellent!!! I also made it with sugar free gelatin. It is a real treat. I will be making this often this coming season. Highly recommend trying this to anyone!"

Reviewed Jan. 1, 2011

"Our family loves this salad. I make this recipe frequently with two minor changes. I use sugar free gelatin and almost double the carrots. Most of the time by doubling the carrots, I only need to make 1/2 of the rest of the recipe. It is more healthful and filling. You know it is a salad, BUT you feel like you are eating a dessert!"

Reviewed May. 27, 2009

"A friend made this salad recently when she had us over for dinner. It is excellent!"

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