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Fruited Lemon Gelatin Salad

As light and pleasant as a summer breeze - that's how I would describe this sunny salad. With oranges, grapes and pineapple peeking out of every spoonful, it's a fun, fruity addition to any meal. -Erla Burkholder, Ewing, Illinois
  • Total Time
    Prep: 30 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    15-18 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (6 ounces) lemon gelatin
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 1 can (12 ounces) lemon-lime soda
  • 1 can (20 ounces) crushed pineapple
  • 1 can (15 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
  • 2 cups halved green grapes
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream, whipped
  • Lettuce leaves, optional

Directions

  • Dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Stir in soda. Chill until partially set.
  • Drain pineapple, reserving juice; set pineapple aside. Add water to pineapple juice, if necessary, to measure 1 cup; set aside. Stir the pineapple, oranges and grapes into gelatin. Pour into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. dish. Chill until firm.
  • Meanwhile, in a large saucepan over medium heat, combine the egg, sugar, flour, butter and reserved pineapple juice. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Cool completely. Fold in whipped cream. Spread over gelatin. Chill until firm. Cut into squares; serve on lettuce if desired.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 146 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 23mg cholesterol, 38mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (26g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

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  • AdrianneKathleen
    Sep 19, 2014

    Delicious! A fresh fruity dessert that can even be served as a side dish!