Lime Salad

Lime Salad

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"My mom used to serve this every Christmas on a bed of lettuce, crispy iceberg, and surrounded with green and red grapes. Pecans can be substituted for walnuts."
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Ingredients

servings 129 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 129 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 4.8 g
  • 7%
  • Carbs:
  • 20.3g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 3.2 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 175 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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Directions

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  1. Dissolve gelatin mix in boiling water. Stir in salt. Stir in cold water. Chill until slightly thickened.
  2. Fold cabbage, carrots, and nuts into thickened gelatin. Pour mixture into an 8 inch mold that has been sprayed with a non-stick spray. Chill until firm.
  3. Set mold in a sink of hot water for a few seconds when ready to unmold. Place serving plate on top of mold, and turn over. Lift off mold.

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Most helpful positive review

I have eaten this ever since I can remember but we knew it as "perfection salad". My mother made without the nuts. It was made in a 9x13 glass baking pan and served a topping of mayonaise which...

Most helpful critical review

Sorry but this just didn't do it for me and I love Lime Jello. The cabbage was bland and felt like a mouthful when the jello was gone. We did use pecans instead of walnuts and they were the best...

I have eaten this ever since I can remember but we knew it as "perfection salad". My mother made without the nuts. It was made in a 9x13 glass baking pan and served a topping of mayonaise which...

I have eaten this since I was little. I am 35 now and still enjoy it. Try it with a spoonful of miracle whip on top. May sound weird but very tasty! I promise.

Pretty good base you can put in what ever you like ,vegatable,fruit ,nuts. I've tried zuccinni,pineapple,almonds. and it was very good .Used miracle whip for a topping on the side

Sorry but this just didn't do it for me and I love Lime Jello. The cabbage was bland and felt like a mouthful when the jello was gone. We did use pecans instead of walnuts and they were the best...

I've been hunting for this recipe for a while, an elderly friend used to bring something similar to potlucks. It is a little unusual but quite refreshing. I prefer it without the walnuts. It is ...

My mom's variation added some crushed pineapple. You then add the pineapple juice to sotened cream cheese to make a creamy dressing for the salad. Delicious!

I logged online yesterday to find a recipe using cabbage (it's in season and super cheap so I have a ton of it). I chuckled when I saw this one, as its something I've been eating for years, but...

I love this! I've been making this for about 22 years now. I make it for all the holidays. And the family loves it. Now have 5 grandchildren and they want Nana's jello salad.

Well, I didn't give this a five star, just because I have a hard time chewing the raw veggies. That's just me though! My grandma made this recipe almost every holiday. It is a beautiful dis...