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Creamy Pineapple Salad

Mom made this zesty and fruity salad often, and it tasted so good paired with her hearty spare ribs. We kids couldn't wait to eat when we saw this salad appear on the table. — Ruth Ann Stelfox, Raymond, Alberta
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    8-10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 can (20 ounces) crushed pineapple
  • 1 package (3 ounces) lemon gelatin
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 cup 4% cottage cheese

Directions

  • Drain pineapple, reserving the juice in a small saucepan. Set pineapple aside. Add enough water to juice to make 1-1/3 cups; bring to a boil. Place gelatin in a bowl; add boiling liquid and stir to dissolve. Cool until slightly thickened. In a bowl, whip cream; gradually beat in sugar. Fold into the gelatin mixture. Stir in pineapple and cottage cheese; blend well. Pour into a 1-1/2-qt. serving bowl; chill at least 3 hours or overnight.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 201 calories, 10g fat (6g saturated fat), 38mg cholesterol, 109mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (25g sugars, 0 fiber), 4g protein.

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