A great salad for the holidays, combining fresh or frozen cranberries, pineapple and chopped nuts in a sugar-free gelatin base. Plus, it has 58% fewer calories than the traditional recipe.
2 cups fresh or frozen cranberries
1 cup water
1 cup Equal® Spoonful*
1 four-serving size cranberry or cherry sugar-free gelatin
1 cup boiling water
1 cup diced celery
1 (7.25-ounce) can crushed pineapple in juice, undrained
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
- Bring cranberries and water to a boil. Remove from heat when cranberries have popped open. Stir in Equal®. Set aside to cool.
- Dissolve gelatin in 1 cup boiling water. Add cranberry sauce; mix thoroughly. Add celery, pineapple with juice and walnuts. Pour into a mold or bowl. Refrigerate several hours or overnight until firm.
Makes 8 servings.
*May substitute 24 packets Equal sweetener
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/8 of recipe): calories 82, protein 2 g, carbohydrate 9 g, fat 5 g, cholesterol 0 mg, sodium 32 mg.
Food Exchanges: 1/2 fruit, 1 fat.
Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of Merisant Corporation ® and the NutraSweet Company, makers of Equal®.