Green Stuff Salad

Lisa Allen


Most people call this Watergate Salad, but I call it Green Stuff. I make this every Christmas and Thanksgiving. It is a family favorite. Double the recipe for a crowd. It will go fast!


★★★★★ 3 votes

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  • 1
    small box instant pistachio pudding
  • 1
    20 oz can crushed pineapple with juice
  • 1
    12 oz cool whip
  • 1/2
    bag miniature marshmallows
  • 1
    cup chopped pecans
  • 7
    maraschino cherries for garnish

How to Make Green Stuff Salad


  1. In a large bowl, mix dry pudding and crushed pineapple well. Stir in cool whip, marshmallows and pecans. Mix well.Put in pretty bowl and top with cherries. Cover and refrigerate over night or until chilled well.

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About Green Stuff Salad

Course/Dish: Puddings
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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