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Cranberry Salad V Recipe

Cranberry Salad V

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"A cool and refreshing light side dish."

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Original recipe makes 8 -10 servings Change Servings


  1. Chop cranberries, celery, and walnuts lightly in a food processor.
  2. Mix gelatin, water, and sugar. Combine cranberry mixture, gelatin mixture, and pineapple (with juice) and mix thoroughly. Pour into mold and refrigerate to set.
  3. Serve on leaf of lettuce with a dollop of mayonnaise.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Nov 21, 2007

This is almost exactly the same recipe my family has been making for Thanksgiving since I can remember! The only difference is that we use raspberry gelatin, which we mix with the hot water and juice from the crushed pineapple, and cool it to where it is just beginning to set, then mix it with everything else. This is one of my favorites! Thanks!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Apr 23, 2011

This didn't jell for me and I'm not sure what went wrong. I followed the directions.

Nov 30, 2006

This is very good, and full of fiber. I used sugar free jello and it was fine. It isn't real sweet which is a nice contrast to rich holiday food. At first I was concerned it wouldn't gel but it did fine.

Nov 26, 2005

Wonderful! My food processor broke, so I crushed the cranberries and celery with a meat tenderizer! It still turned out great. Lots of complements at thanksgiving!

Mar 20, 2004

Using frozen cranberries can give you a much denser salad.

Nov 07, 2014

This is like what we make except we use black cherry jello, gives it a much better flavor. (you can also use cranberry jello, or reg cherry etc. but lemon dont sound very good to me?) Also we use the juice from the pineapple boiled to make the jello and use pineapple tidbits instead of crushed. i tried with crushed before and felt like it ruined it even with such a small change.. we also use canned whole berry cranberry sauce, the gel of the sauce really adds to the gel of the gelatin. We also top it with cream cheese/sour cream topping with vanilla and sugar in it, home made, It is AMAZING together! Great as a side or dessert! My family has always made this, & I always do. It wouldnt be thanksgiving without it. My kids love it as much as their father and I. Even people who dont care for cranberrys love it. I didnt like whole berry cranberry sauce till this!

Nov 30, 2010

This was excellent for Thanksgiving dinner. I made it with a 20 oz can of crushed pineapple, undrained and 1/2 cold water added to the jello mix/sugar/hot water mixture. It came out a little more runny, not as set up, but my family said they liked it that way. Aslo used 1 chopped granny smith apple instead of celery for the same crunch but even more tartness/fruitiness. I thought it was perfectly sweet, you could probably have even knocked the sugar down to 1/4 to 1/3 cup and been okay. Overall, it was a hit!

Nov 30, 2009

I made this with red jello 1 c cranberries and 1/3 cup sugar. My mom has always had this at Thanksgiving and it was very good!


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  • Calories
  • 167 kcal
  • 8%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 32.3 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 4.3 g
  • 7%
  • Fiber
  • 2.7 g
  • 11%
  • Protein
  • 2.3 g
  • 5%
  • Sodium
  • 63 mg
  • 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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