Easy Jello Salad Ring Molds - Some favorite family recipes
Two Family Favorite Jello Recipes
Do you have a favorite family recipe for a jello mold? Many people do and we are no exception.
What pot-luck supper or family gathering would be complete without a jello mold addition? Jello mold recipes have been around for years and will undoubtedly grace many a table far into the future.
Here are two of our family favorites...Hope you enjoy them as much as we have over the years.
Mother's Congealed Carrot Salad
This congealed carrot salad recipe is one that my mother used to make quite frequently when we were growing up. It is a healthy addition to any meal as it contains nutritious vegetables and fruit in a gelatin base.
If one is concerned about sugar intake, you can purchase the jello made with sugar substitute.
1 package lemon jello
1 small can crushed pineapple
5 to 6 carrots, grated
2 stalks celery, finely chopped
Dissolve jello in 1 cup boiling water. Drain pineapple, reserving the juice. Use all of the reserved juice and fill with water to make 2nd cup of liquid. Add the vegetables and refrigerate.
This is pretty if put into a ring mold. When set it can be unmolded and put on to a bed of leafy spinach or garnished with parsley.
If serving individual portions and it was not put into a ring mold, it can be dressed up by serving a scoop of it in a lettuce leaf.
Triple Citrus Gelatin Dessert
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My Grandma's Strawberry Jello Mold
This strawberry jello mold recipe is a real crowd pleaser!
Everyone raves about this special treat and always asked my grandmother to make it again and again.
I personally think of it as more of a dessert.
It is scrumptious!
(It makes a large portion but the recipe can easily be halved).
2 packages strawberry jello
2 cups water
1 pint frozen strawberries
2 ripe bananas
1 tall can crushed pineapple
1 pint sour creme
Dissolve jello in boiling water. Add frozen strawberries; mashed bananas and the pineapple. Mix and let it begin to set. Put 1/2 of mixture into ring mold; add sour creme; spread evenly, and then add the rest of the mixture. Refrigerate.
***Note...This recipe can easily be made lower calorie by substituting sugar free jello and using low fat or no fat sour creme.
This recipe will have people coming back for more!
Creamy Cranberry Salad
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