Southern Sunshine Salad

Russ Myers

By
@Beegee1947

Every southern cook has a congealed salad recipe in his or her recipe box, and this should be yours. Southern Sunshine Salad is a jello fruit salad filled with pineapple, carrots and southern pecans. This lemon jello recipe is a vibrantly colored salad perfect for a church supper or picnic. Its refreshing citrus flavor, combined with the crunch of carrots and nuts, will have people piling their plates. Southern Sunshine Salad will be your new go-to summer salad favorite.


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Serves:

4 to 6 Servings

Prep:

10 Min

Method:

Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients

1 small
pkg. lemon jello
1 c
boiling water
8 oz
can crushed pineapple
2 Tbsp
lemon juice
3 medium
carrots, grated
1/2 c
chopped pecans
1 dash(es)
salt
mayonnaise (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Drain the pineapple, reserving the juice. Set the pineapple aside for now.
To the reserved pineapple juice, add the lemon juice and enough cold water to equal one cup.
2
Dissolve the jello with boiling water.
Stir the pineapple juice mixture into the dissolved jello.
Pour the jello into a mold or a small square baking dish.
3
Place it in the refrigerator and chill until it begins to thicken (about 45 minutes to 1 hour).
4
Add the reserved pineapple, shredded carrots, pecans and salt. Stir very well to combine the ingredients.
Pour into a mold and chill until set (4 hours or overnight).
To serve, cut into squares and top with a small dollop of mayonnaise (if desired).

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American