Spring Salad

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Renée G.

By
@ReneeCooks

This recipe has been around the world and back again and is known by many names, but my mom called it Spring Salad. To make it festive for Christmas; stir in ½ cup chopped maraschino cherries, saving a few halves to decorate the top.

Rating:
★★★★★ 4 votes
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Serves:
8
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

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1 small pkg. lime jell-o, regular, not sugar free
¾ cup boiling water
1 cup evaporated milk (not condensed)
1 (9 oz.) can crushed pineapple, undrained
1 tbsp. lemon juice
1 cup cottage cheese
½ cup chopped nuts
½ cup finely chopped celery
½ cup mayonnaise

How to Make Spring Salad

Step-by-Step

  • 1Dissolve Jell-O in boiling water; cool slightly. Stir in milk and chill until just beginning to set (about the consistency of a raw egg white).
  • 2Fold in pineapple, lemon juice, mayonnaise and cottage cheese. Then, fold in nuts and celery. Pour into an 8” square pan and chill until completely set.
  • 3Cut into squares and serve on a lettuce leaf.

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About Spring Salad

Course/Dish: Gelatin Salads
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American




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