Russian Salad

Russian Salad Recipe

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Lisa Cooper


This is my favorite congealed salad. It has been in our family for a long time. My grandmother used to make this for special gatherings, like Christmas. We have passed this recipe to other family members and friends too.


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  • 1 box
    lime jello (small box)
  • 3/4 c
    boiling water
  • 1 pkg
    cream cheese
  • 16 large
  • 1 c
    bananas sliced, and halved
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
    canned milk
  • 1 small
    can crushed pineapple
  • 1 c
    chopped nuts (pecans)
  • 1 tsp
    lemon juice

How to Make Russian Salad


  1. Mix together lime jello, boiling water, cream cheese and marshmellows. Simmer until marshmellows are melted. Let cool.
  2. When cool, pour into bowl and add the remaining ingredients. Mix thoroughly and refrigerate over night.

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