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Lime Pineapple Salad recipe

A hearty jello salad that combines the sweet flavors of pineapple with the crunchy and savory flavors of pecans and cheddar cheese. Make ahead of time and allow to set overnight, and serve as a surprising and delicious side dish.


  • 1 (16 oz) can crushed pineapple
  • 1 package lime gelatin
  • 1 c. grated American cheese
  • 1 c. whipping cream
  • ½ cup of chopped pecans
  • 1 tablespoon of lemon juice


  1. In small saucepan bring crushed pineapple and juice to boiling.

  2. Add lime gelatin and remove from heat. Stir until dissolved then add lemon juice.

  3. Pour into bowl and let chill in refrigerator until partially set.

  4. Fold in whipped cream and grated cheese, then add chopped pecans.

  5. In a suitably sized saucepan, bring the crushed pineapple to boiling.

  6. Pour into serving bowl and chill in a refrigerator several hours or overnight.

Author: Catherine Herzog.

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16 ozabout 454g (453.592 grams based on 28.3495 grams in an ounce)
1 cupabout 237ml (236.59 mililitres based on 236.59 mililitres in a US cup)
˝ cupabout 118ml (118.295 mililitres based on 236.59 mililitres in a US cup)


Published: January 4, 2012
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