Sunset Salad

Sunset Salad

Sunset Salad

Sunset Salad
A vintage recipe from the "Joys of Jell-O" for Sunset Salad, "an appealing, always popular mold of grated carrots and crushed pineapple." Make this congealed salad with lemon or orange-pineapple Jell-O, salt, water, pineapple, lemon juice, coarsley grated carrots, and chopped pecans.
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  • 1 3-oz pkg Jell-O Lemon or Orange-Pineapple Gelatin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups boiling water
  • 1 8 3/4 can crushed pineapple or pineapple tidbits
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 cup coarsely grated carrots
  • 1/3 cup chopped pecans optional


  • Dissolve Jell-O Gelatin and salt in boiling water.
  • Add undrained pineapple and lemon juice.
  • Chill until very thick, then fold in carrots and pecans.
  • Pour into individual molds or a 1-quart mold.
  • Chill until firm.
  • Unmold.
  • Garnish with additional pineapple, if desired.
  • Makes about 3 cups, or 6 side salads.

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Salad Mold 1
Salad Mold 2
Salad Mold 3
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Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword Congealed Salad, Jell-O, Lemon, Orange, Pineapple

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