Watergate salad

1
Annelise Friedman

By
@Annelise_Friedman

This recipe came about in the 1970s. It was created by Kraft and called the Pistachio Pineapple Delight. At a later date, a Chicago newspaper editor reprinted the recipe & renamed it "Watergate Salad" & this new name stuck. It is suggested that the editor was referring to the "mess" of the scandal, as well as the fact that it's "nutty". Either way it's a family favorite that is sure to please! It's super easy, and adjustable. It can be served as a salad or a dessert!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

  • 1 20 oz can(s)
    crushed pineapple in juice, undrained
  • 1 box
    pistachio pudding
  • 1 8oz pkg
    cool whip
  • 1 c
    marshmallows, mini
  • 1/2 c
    pecans, chopped

How to Make Watergate salad

Step-by-Step

  1. Combine pineapple, marshmallows, and pistachio pudding.
  2. Fold in cool whip. Add nuts.
  3. Refrigerate for 1 hour prior to serving. For best results, refrigerate overnight.

Printable Recipe Card

About Watergate salad





Show 1 Comment & Review

24 Homemade Apple Pie Recipes

24 Homemade Apple Pie Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Slice into one of these 24 awesome homemade apple pie recipes and have a sweet celebration.

8 Cranberry Recipes Popping With Flavor

8 Cranberry Recipes Popping With Flavor

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Cranberries aren't just for sauce anymore. We've found 8 cranberry recipes that shine a spotlight on this tart treat.

Get Baking With Apples This Fall

Get Baking With Apples This Fall

Kitchen Crew

Besides the pumpkin craze, apple everything is hitting stores too. The markets are overflowing with so many varieties of apples right now. What to do with such easy access to...