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beet salad

★★★★★ 2
a recipe by
Cathie Valentine
Graniteville, SC

My Mom used to make this. I loved the sour cream topping :-)

★★★★★ 2
serves 10 or more
prep time 30 Min
method Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients For beet salad

  • 1 pkg
    strawberry jello, small box
  • 1 pkg
    cherry jello, small box
  • 1 pkg
    raspberry jello, small box
  • 4 c
    boiling water
  • 1 can
    151/2 oz crushed pineapple with juice
  • 2 c
    diced pickled beets (drained-veggie section in jar at market)
  • 1/2 c
    sweet pickle juice
  • 1 c
    sour cream
  • 1 c
  • 2 Tbsp
    chopped fine onion
  • 2 Tbsp
    chopped fine celery
  • 1 Tbsp
    chopped fine bell pepper

How To Make beet salad

  • 1
    In a large bowl, mix all 3 boxes jello with 4 cups boiling water. (Mix well) Add crushed pineapple, sweet pickle juice, and pickled beets. Mix well and pour into a 9 by 13 casserole dish. Place in refrigerator to set for a few hours.
  • 2
    In a medium bowl, mix together sour cream, mayonnaise, onion, celery and bell pepper. Mix well and let set for several hours or overnight in the refrigerator. Top salad with this dressing.