Sailboat Salads Recipe
Sailboat Salads Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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These salads are fun to assemble and a terrific way to get kids to eat fruit. It is so cute, kids will sail them right to the dinner table, where their siblings are sure to reward them with happy waves of applause.—Lee Nelson, Waco, Texas
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 1 package (3 ounces) berry blue gelatin
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 cup cold water
  • 1 can (29 ounces) peach halves, drained
  • 4 toothpicks
  • 2 thick slices process American cheese
  • 2 cups torn lettuce

Directions

Place gelatin in a bowl; add boiling water and stir until gelatin is dissolved. Stir in cold water. Pour gelatin onto four salad plates; refrigerate until firm. For boat, place a peach half, cut side up, in the center of each plate (refrigerate any remaining peaches for another use). Cut cheese slices in half diagonally. For sail, carefully insert a toothpick into the top center of each cheese triangle. Bend cheese slightly; push toothpick through bottom center of cheese. Insert toothpick into edge of peach. Arrange lettuce around plate. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Sailboat Salads in Quick Cooking May/June 2000, p41

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 264 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 7mg cholesterol, 190mg sodium, 61g carbohydrate (57g sugars, 3g fiber), 5g protein.

  • 1 package (3 ounces) berry blue gelatin
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 cup cold water
  • 1 can (29 ounces) peach halves, drained
  • 4 toothpicks
  • 2 thick slices process American cheese
  • 2 cups torn lettuce
  1. Place gelatin in a bowl; add boiling water and stir until gelatin is dissolved. Stir in cold water. Pour gelatin onto four salad plates; refrigerate until firm. For boat, place a peach half, cut side up, in the center of each plate (refrigerate any remaining peaches for another use). Cut cheese slices in half diagonally. For sail, carefully insert a toothpick into the top center of each cheese triangle. Bend cheese slightly; push toothpick through bottom center of cheese. Insert toothpick into edge of peach. Arrange lettuce around plate. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Sailboat Salads in Quick Cooking May/June 2000, p41

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