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Lime Jello Salad on a cake stand with limes and lettuce as garnish
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4 from 7 votes

Lime Jello Salad

This lime jello salad recipe, studded with pineapple and pecans, is a fabulous example of the gelatin salads so popular from the '30s to the '60.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Christmas, Holidays, Salads, Summer, Winter
Cuisine: American
Servings: 10
Calories: 174kcal


  • 1 (3 ounce) package Lime Jell-O
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 20-ounce can pineapple
  • 1 cup chopped pecans


  • Place the Jell-O in a heat-proof mixing bowl. Add boiling water and stir until gelatin is completely dissolved. Let stand until 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 beat on low until smooth.
  • Add the cooled Jell-O, pineapple, nuts, and salt and stir until combined.
  • Pour into ring or mold and refrigeratory until ready to serve.
  • Un-mold onto serving platter and garnish with lettuce and lime slices.


Serving: 1g | Sodium: 192mg | Calcium: 30mg | Sugar: 9.6g | Fiber: 0.5g | Potassium: 67mg | Cholesterol: 41mg | Calories: 174kcal | Saturated Fat: 7.8g | Fat: 13.4g | Protein: 2.6g | Carbohydrates: 11.4g | Iron: 0.4mg