Orange Carrot Salad

1
Sena Wilson

By
@ceodau

This recipe was passed down from my mother. It was a favorite of my father's as he loved pineapple and carrots. I have tweaked it for my family,and it is still a favorite for the holidays or any time during the year.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
6 - 8
Prep:
25 Min
Method:
Microwave

Ingredients

  • 6 oz
    package orange jello
  • 1/2 c
    shredded carrots
  • 8 oz
    crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1/2 c
    walnuts or pecans, chopped
  • 8 oz
    whipped cream cheese, softened
  • 3 Tbsp
    pineapple juice or orange juice
  • 6 Tbsp
    marshmellow cream *
  • 2 c
    boiling water
  • 1 1/4 c
    ice cold water
  • 1/4 tsp
    vanilla (optional)

How to Make Orange Carrot Salad

Step-by-Step

  1. Prepare orange jello using 2 cups of boiling water to dissolve, stirring well; add 1 1/4 cups of ice cold water to jello to cool. Add the shredded carrots and drained pineapple; mix well. Place in refrigerator to set.
  2. Mix together whipped cream cheese, pineapple juice, marshmellow cream*, and vanilla; beat well. Mix in nuts. Pour over the congealed jello mixture and store in refrigerator for 3 - 4 hours before serving.
  3. *If you prefer substitute the marshmellow cream with powdered sugar using lesser amount of sugar (2 - 3 tbs. according to your taste).
  4. TIP: Don't throw away the leftover drained pineapple juice! Pour it into a pitcher of sweetened ice tea - delicious!

Printable Recipe Card

About Orange Carrot Salad




Show 1 Comment & Review

Your Perfect Picnic Menu

Your Perfect Picnic Menu


Planning a picnic with the family? Here are all the fixins you need! From snacks to summer sides to main dishes to easy no-fuss desserts to refreshing drinks, these picnic-perfect recipes are everything you need for a lovely day in the sun with the ones you love.

15 Fish Recipes to Have for Dinner This Summer

15 Fish Recipes to Have for Dinner This Summer


Fish recipes are one of our favorite go-to summer dinners. Fried, grilled or baked – we love that we can prepare our favorite fish in a variety of ways so we’ll never be bored. Pair these easy fish recipes with your favorite vegetables, a salad, or pasta for a complete meal!

12 Easy Go-To Cobbler Recipes

12 Easy Go-To Cobbler Recipes


Ooey gooey cobbler topped with a delicious crunchy crust? Sign us up twice! We just love us some cobblers all year long! Such a perfect go-to dessert recipe, cobblers are easy to make and sure to make everyone’s taste buds drool.