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Shamrock Salad
Source: Marilyn Helton

A classic jello salad made with lime jello, cream cheese, pineapple, pecans and celery.

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Difficulty: Intermediate

Nutrition Facts

Makes 9 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 139.7
Total Carbs 13.0 g
Dietary Fiber 1.3 g
Sugars 10.6 g
Total Fat 9.6 g
Saturated Fat 1.4 g
Unsaturated Fat 1.5 g
Potassium 136.7 mg
Protein 1.5 g
Sodium 134.8 mg
Dietary Exchanges
2 Fat , 1 Fruits
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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Ingredients Directions
  1. Dissolve one package of Jell-O® into 1-3/4 cups boiling water. Pour into a shallow pan and chill until firm. Cut into shamrocks with a cookie cutter.
  2. Dissolve the second package of Jell-O® into 1-1/4 cups boiling water; chill until partially thickened.
  3. Meanwhile, soften the two packages of cream cheese at room temperature. Add lemon juice and crushed pineapple with liquid to the cheese mixture. Combine thoroughly.
  4. Fold cheese mixture into the partially thickened Jell-O®. Gently fold the chopped pecans and celery into the Jell-O® mixture. Turn into a 9-inch square pan and chill until firm.
  5. At serving time, cut salad into 9 squares and arrange on lettuce leaf; top with gelatin shamrocks.

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