Tad of Green Irish Salad

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What You Need:

  • 1 (6 oz.) pkg. lime gelatin
  • 1 1/2 C boiling water
  • 1 (8 oz.) can crushed pineapple in juice
  • 1 (8 oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened
  • 1 C cottage cheese
  • 1 C whipped topping, thawed
  • 1/2 C walnuts, chopped
  • 1/4 C maraschino cherries, chopped

How to Make It:

  1. Place the gelatin powder into a mixing bowl.
  2. Pour the boiling water over the powder and whisk until the powder is completely dissolved.
  3. Fold the pineapple into the gelatin well.
  4. Refrigerate 1 hour or until the gelatin is slightly thickened.
  5. Place the softened cream cheese into a mixing bowl.
  6. Add the cottage cheese and blend until combined together well.
  7. Fold the whipped topping into the mixture and blend until smooth.
  8. Blend in the walnuts and the chopped cherries until combined through the gelatin.
  9. Spray a 6 C gelatin mold with a non stick cooking spray.
  10. Pour the prepared gelatin into the mold evenly.
  11. Refrigerate at least 4 hours or until firm.

Serves: 12

Removing your gelatin from the mold is an easy trick. Place the mold to the rim in warm water for about 15 seconds. Carefully insert your fingers between the mold and the gelatin and slide your fingers around the mold to loosen. Place a serving plate over the top of the mold. Turn the mold upside down and shake carefully to loosen the mold. Remove the mold and center the gelatin mold on the serving plate. If you would like to garnish your mold with a lettuce leaf place the leaf on the plate before positioning it over the mold.