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pink salad in 3 cups

Pink Salad

Rachel Norman
If you want to make a nice fluffy sweet pink salad, this will do it. It has fruit and just the right amount of fluff to make it super tasty.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 30 mins
Chill time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 30 mins
Course Dessert, Salad
Cuisine American
Servings 12 people
Calories 200 kcal


  • 16 oz container cottage cheese
  • 8 oz Cool Whip
  • 14 oz Mandarin Oranges drained
  • 20 oz Crushed pineapple drained
  • 3 oz box red jello dry
  • Pecans as desired
  • 16 oz Jar Maraschino Cherries


  • Drain pineapple and mandarin oranges.
  • Add fruit to large mixing bowl.
  • Add cottage cheese and cool whip. Stir until thoroughly mixed.
  • Add in the dry Jello mix and stir thoroughly until the salad is a light pink color.
  • Put in covered dish and chill for at least one hour in the fridge.
  • When ready to serve garnish with pecans and cherries.


Note: When selecting the red jello, you can use cherry, strawberry, or raspberry depending on your preference. 


Calories: 200kcalCarbohydrates: 40gProtein: 6gFat: 3gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 9mgSodium: 187mgPotassium: 182mgFiber: 2gSugar: 35gVitamin A: 352IUVitamin C: 13mgCalcium: 92mgIron: 1mg
Keyword cool whip, cottage cheese, jello, mandarin oranges, pecans, pineapple
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