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Cranberry Salad

Cranberry SaladA 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.

Recipe Ingredients:

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

Cooking Directions:

  1. Bring cranberries and water to a boil. Remove from heat when cranberries have popped open. Stir in Equal®. Set aside to cool.
  2. 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®.

Information on the artificial sweetener Aspartame.