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Fluffy Cranberry Mousse

This is a delicious and pretty salad for the holidays, but it's so good that I serve it at other times, too. I got the recipe from a neighbor who had served it with a traditional turkey dinner. —Helen Clement, Hemet, California
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    20 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (6 ounces) strawberry gelatin
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 can (20 ounces) crushed pineapple
  • 1 can (14 ounces) whole-berry cranberry sauce
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 cups sour cream
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans

Directions

  • In a large bowl, dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Drain pineapple, setting the pineapple aside and adding juice to gelatin. Stir in cranberry sauce, lemon juice, zest and nutmeg. Chill until mixture thickens. Fold in sour cream, pineapple and pecans. Pour into a glass serving bowl or an oiled 9-cup mold. Chill until set, at least 2 hours.
Nutrition Facts
1/2 cup: 150 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 16mg cholesterol, 37mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

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