Strawberry-Rhubarb Gelatin

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. + chilling


6 servings

Updated: Oct. 23, 2022
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


  • 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


  1. 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.
  2. 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 cholesterol, 33mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate, 1g protein.

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