Quick Cranberry Gelatin Salad
Total TimePrep: 10 min. + chilling
- 1 package (6 ounces) cherry gelatin
- 1-1/2 cups boiling water
- 1 can (20 ounces) crushed pineapple, undrained
- 1 can (14 ounces) whole-berry cranberry sauce
- 1-1/2 cups seedless red grapes, halved
- 1/4 cup chopped pecans
- In a large bowl, dissolve gelatin in water. Stir in pineapple and cranberry sauce. Refrigerate for 30 minutes. Stir in grapes and pecans. Pour into a 2-qt. serving bowl. Refrigerate until firm.
Nutrition Facts1/2 cup: 146 calories, 2g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 62mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 fruit, 1/2 fat.
Dec 27, 2019
ALL of my family loves this - and that’s a miracle. It was easy and delicious. I made it for Christmas Day and everyone said “save that recipe!” Thanks!
Dec 24, 2019
I absolutely love this stuff! I used sugar free jello and added a chopped apple.
Dec 2, 2019
This was awesome! The store was out of cherry jelli so I used strawberry instead. Also I used Dole pineapple tidbits instead of crushed and a can of fruit cocktail instead of grapes. The cranberry sauce gives it the perfect amount of tang and I have already bought ingredients for another one for a low-fat treat at home.
Nov 29, 2019
I made this salad for Thanksgiving and it was the star side dish!!! It's very easy to make. Instead of the grapes I substituted a large can of mandarin oranges, drained, 1/2 cup of chopped celery and the zest of an orange! Wow so easy and fresh! Thank you for a no fuss side for any meal!
Nov 19, 2017
This has become a Thanksgiving tradition. Everybody loves it! I make this instead of cranberry sauce. I omit the pecans but no one misses them. The best cranberry salad EVER!
Oct 5, 2017
A nice change of pace for the Thanksgiving table. I omit the grapes and pecans, but it's still good.
Nov 16, 2016
Yummy tradition that's also easy! Btw, I omit the grapes and add chopped celery. I know it sounds weird, but it takes it to that next level, trust me! I do 2-4 stalks depending if I double the recipe or not, just stir it in with everything else. I also prefer walnuts to pecans, that's really a preference thing.
Oct 26, 2016
Made this a couple of years ago for thanksgivings. Got good reviews on it. Glad i found it again.Will call it a keeper.
Sep 22, 2016
Love this recipe, but I don't know how the publisher can say "0 sugar." The pineapple alone has about 22 g of sugar and the canned cranberries has another 20 g. I made my own cranberries with fresh cranberries and Stevia, plus I used sugar free Jello to try and reduce some of the sugar and it still turned out great. Anyway, I would have given this a 5-star rating, but because of the sugar, I reduced it to 4 stars.
Mar 27, 2016
Made this for Easter dinner & it was so yummy! Had lost my favorite jello salad recipe with bing cherries, but this is an excellent replacement. Wouldn't change a thing!