Friday, April 15, 2011

Lime Jello Salad

Many years ago my sister in law gave me this delicious recipe that uses an interesting ingredient. You can use any flavor of jello, mandarin oranges instead of fruit cocktail added to orange jello is very nice too. I used to make this jello salad for Sunday lunch, especially when we had company joining us. It can be prepared the day before serving. This salad would be a wonderful addition to the Easter dinner menu.

  • 1 cup hot water

  • 1 small package lime jello

  • 1/4 cup mayo

  • 1 cup minature marshmallows

  • 1 cup whipping cream, whipped (I sweetened it with 2 tbsp icing sugar)

  • 1 small can of fruit cocktail, drained


  1. Dissolve jello in hot water.

  2. Whisk in mayo until blended, and chill in fridge till it resembles egg whites, I let it sit for 45 minutes.

  3. Once chilled, fold in the whipped cream, marshmallows and fruit cocktail.

  4. Refrigerate until serving time.

15 comments:

  1. Definitely perfect for the Easter table, you're right. Looks delicious, Betty!

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  2. I just love jello salads. And I love your blog!

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  3. This would be great for Easter. I love salads. Keep up the good work. Happy Easter!!

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  4. tiene una pinta estupenda, seguro que me encanta, lo intentaré hacer. Enhorabuena por el blog. Lo seguiré a partir de ahora

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  5. Looks like something my husband would love. He is quite a fan of jello. Happy Easter, Betty!

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  6. That's an old standby in our family. People complain on holidays if someone doesn't make it!

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  7. This reminds me of growing up. My mom would always make it with shredded carrots, crushed pineapple and walnuts added also. It's a good memory. Something I haven't really done since.

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  8. I haven't tried this type of jello recipe before. I always do the one with pinapple and cottage cheese and we love it, but this one also looks great. Thanks.

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  9. This looks like something I grew up eating...reminds me of Ohio :) Delicious!

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  10. i hardly ever make jello salads, but this does look very good.

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  11. The color is amazing! I bet it tastes like coming straight from heaven.
    Have a loveliest of weekends, Marg x

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  12. curious if I could use cool whip instead of whipping cream??

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  13. StmpSpaz..I haven't used cool whip but I think it should be fine.

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  14. Don't you just love jello salads? I think they're fun, pretty, and delicious. I make an orange jello one for Easter, but am thinking lime would be a delicious change.

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