Lime Jell-O Salad

Lime Jell-O Salad

A Tangy Twist on Tradition: Dive into Lime Jell-O Paradise with a Creamy Surprise

Imagine a vibrant green oasis nestled in a bowl, shimmering with sunshine and kissed with zesty citrus. But wait, a creamy secret swirls within! That’s the magic of this Lime Jell-O Salad with a Cottage Cheese Twist, a retro masterpiece. It’s more than just a salad; it’s a playful dance of textures and flavors, a nostalgic nod to the past with a creamy surprise that will leave you wanting more.

A Jell-O Symphony:

Picture the translucent emerald glow of lime Jell-O; its jiggly perfection is a canvas for a tropical adventure. A whisper of sunny lemon Jell-O mingles within, adding a subtle tartness that dances with the lime’s tang. This isn’t just a dessert; it’s a celebration of vibrant color, a taste of sunshine captured in a shimmering mold.

Creamy Delight:

But the true maestro of this dish is the velvety embrace of Eagle Brand milk, its rich sweetness balancing the citrusy tang and creating a base that’s pure comfort food heaven. And then, the surprise: smooth dollops of cottage cheese swirl throughout, their creamy tang adding a refreshing counterpoint to the Jell-O’s sweetness. It’s a delightful textural surprise, a playful secret waiting to be discovered with every bite.

Sunshine in Every Chunk:

Sun-kissed pineapple chunks dot the landscape, their golden sweetness a tropical treasure against the verdant Jell-O. Each bite bursts with juicy goodness, reminding you of sandy beaches and salty breezes. And for a delightful crunch, toasted pecans add a touch of earthy richness and textural contrast.

More Than Just a Salad:

This Lime Jell-O Salad with a Cottage Cheese Twist transcends the ordinary. Serve it chilled as a refreshing side dish at a potluck; its vibrant green and playful surprise will steal the show. Or, for a nostalgic twist, enjoy it as a standalone dessert, topped with a dollop of whipped cream and a sprinkle of maraschino cherries. It’s the perfect reminder that sometimes, the simplest things with a creamy secret can be the most magical.

Bonus Tip: For an extra tropical twist, add a handful of diced mango or kiwi to the Jell-O before it sets. Get creative and have fun!

Enjoy the journey, and please let me know how your Lime Jell-O Salad adventure unfolds!

Lime Jell-O Salad

Lime Jell-O Salad
A vintage handwritten recipe for the classic Lime Jell-O Salad, this congealed salad is made with Lime Jell-O, Lemon Jell-O, water, mayonnaise, Eagle Brand Condensed Milk, cottage cheese, chopped pecans, and crushed pineapple.
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  • 1 pkg Lime Jell-O 3-ounce
  • 1 pkg Lemon Jell-O 3-ounce
  • 2 cups water (1 cup boiling water to dissolve Jell-O and ten 1 one cup cold water)
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup Eagle Brand Condensed Milk
  • 1 sm carton cottage cheese
  • 1 cup pecans chopped
  • 1 can crushed pineapple


  • Mix Lime Jell-O, Lemon Jell-O, and 1 cup boiling water to dissolve Jell-O then add 1 cup cold water.
  • Mix mayonnaise, Eagle Brand Condensed Milk, cottage cheese, chopped pecans, and crushed pineapple.

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Salad Mold 1
Medium boiler
Salad Mold 2
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Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword Congealed Salad, Eagle Brand Condensed Milk, Jell-O, Lime, Pineapple

Are you looking for additional Lime Jello Salads?  Check this one out – Lime Salad.

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