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Strawberry-Rhubarb Gelatin

The rosy color and tangy flavor of this favorite salad comes through with every refreshing bite. It's a quick, simple salad and an excellent addition to any meal. Our family and friends look forward to this dish when joining us for dinner on the farm. -Kathy Flowers, Burkesville, Kentucky
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    6 servings


  • 1 cup chopped fresh or frozen rhubarb
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 package (3 ounces) strawberry gelatin
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon strawberry jam or strawberry spreadable fruit
  • 1 cup unsweetened pineapple juice
  • 1 medium tart apple, diced
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts, optional
  • Lettuce leaves and mayonnaise, optional


  • In a saucepan over medium heat, bring rhubarb and water to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 8-10 minutes or until rhubarb is tender. Remove from the heat. Add the gelatin powder, sugar and jam; stir until gelatin is dissolved. Add pineapple juice. Chill until partially set.
  • Stir in apple and nuts if desired. Pour into six 1/2-cup molds or a 1-qt. bowl coated with cooking spray. Chill until set. Unmold onto lettuce leaves if desired and top with a dollop of mayonnaise.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 96 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 33mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fruit.

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  • kshea
    Jun 3, 2012

    My picky husband loves this gelatin salad.

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    Apr 11, 2008

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    Jan 19, 2008

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