Cherry Gelatin Fruit Salad
In her Memphis, Tennessee home, Margaret McNeil jazzes up cherry gelatin with three pantry staples to create this sweet sensation. The no-fuss salad can be assembled in just 10 minutes. Then, let it firm up in the refrigerator.
Total TimePrep: 10 min. + chilling
- 1 cup applesauce
- 2 packages (3 ounces each) cherry gelatin
- 1 can (12 ounces) lemon-lime soda
- 1 can (8 ounces) crushed pineapple, undrained
- In a large saucepan, bring applesauce to a boil. Remove from the heat; stir in gelatin until dissolved. Slowly add soda and pineapple. Pour into a 1-1/2 qt. serving bowl. Refrigerate until firm.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 102 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 30mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (25g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.
Originally published as Gelatin Fruit Salad in Quick Cooking January/February 2005