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

Ingredients

  • 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 cup chopped pecans

Instructions

  • 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.

Nutrition

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