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Lemon Jell-O Salad
This is one of the many Jell-O-based salads that graced the tables of the 50s and 60s.
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Servings: 10 slices
- 1 (3 ounce) package lemon Jell-O
- 1 (20 ounce) can crushed pineapple, drained juice reserved
- 1 cup diced celery
- 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
- 3/4 cup chopped walnuts
- 1 cup heavy cream
- parsley or lettuce for garnish
- walnut meats for garnish
- pineapple chunks for garnish
Place the Jell-O in a heat-proof mixing bowl.
In a medium saucepan, add reserved pineapple juice and bring to a boil.
Add heated juice to Jell-O, stir until completely dissolved, about 2 minutes. Allow mixture to cool but not set.
With a stand mixer or hand mixer on low speed, beat the cream cheese until creamy and whipped.
Add the cream and mix until combined.
Stir in the nuts, celery and drained pineapple.
Add the Jell-O to the cream cheese mixture and blend until combined.
Pour into a 6 cup mold and chill until firm.
Unmold on serving plate and garnish with parsley or lettuce, walnuts, and pineapple chunks.
Serving: 1g | Calories: 248kcal | Carbohydrates: 12.7g | Protein: 3.7g | Fat: 21.5g | Saturated Fat: 8.5g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 191mg | Fiber: 1.5g | Sugar: 9.9g