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Lime Jell-O Salad

Is Jell-O salad gross? I've seen Jell-O salads with vegetables, fruits, and other unidentifiable objects, so generally I am not a fan. But this Jell-O salad I could eat all day! The pecans are essential. We serve it at Thanksgiving and if you like it, you like it. And if you don't, you definitely, don't!

Pour 1 cup boiling water over 1 6-oz package of lime flavored Jell-O. Still until dissolved. Add 1/2 cup pineapple juice (drained from a 20-oz can of crushed pineapple).

Place it in the fridge to partially gel (partial is the key here!).

Cook the crushed pineapple in a small saucepan until it boils, and cook it for 5 minutes. Cool to room temperature.

When the Jell-O is partially gelled, blend 8-oz softened cream cheese into it until it is creamy. Mix in the cooled, cooked pineapple.

Whip 2 cups of heavy cream until fluffy. Fold it into the Jell-O cream cheese mixture. Fold 1 cup of chopped pecans into the Jell-O mixture. Place in a pretty bowl and put it in the fridge till it has completely gelled.

Ingredients List:

6 oz package of lime Jell-O

1 cup boiling water

8 oz package of cream cheese

20 oz can crushed pineapple

2 cups heavy cream

1 cup chopped pecans


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