Lime, Pineapple and Carrot Salad

For a refreshing and soothing finish to a spicy meal, serve this blend of fresh fruit with lime flavored gelatin.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 5 hr 15 min
  • Servings 6

1
cup boiling water
1
package (3 ounces) lime- or lemon-flavored gelatin
1/2
cup cold water
1
can (8 ounces) crushed pineapple, undrained
1/2
cup shredded carrot
Mayonnaise or whipped cream, if desired

  • 1 Pour boiling water on gelatin in medium bowl; stir until gelatin is dissolved. Stir in cold water and pineapple. Refrigerate about 45 minutes or until thickened but not set.
  • 2 Lightly brush six 1/2-cup salad molds with vegetable oil. Stir carrot into thickened gelatin; pour into molds. Refrigerate about 4 hours or until firm.
  • 3 To unmold salads, dip molds into hot water for 10 seconds. Place salad plate upside down onto each mold; turn plate and mold over, then remove mold. Top salads with mayonnaise.

Expert Tips

This recipe can be made with any fruit or vegetable combination. Try 1 cup fruit cocktail in place of the pineapple and 1/2 cup chopped celery or green bell pepper instead of the carrot.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
80
(
Calories from Fat
0),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
0g
0%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
40mg
40%;
Total Carbohydrate
20g
20%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.