Christmas Ribbon Salad
Recipe from Diabetic Living

Layers of sparkling green and red gelatin surround the creamy lemon layer in this pretty side salad recipe.


Christmas Ribbon Salad

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Ingredients
  • 2   4-serving-size packages 
    sugar-free lime-flavored gelatin
  • 2 1/2  cups 
    boiling water
  • 1   4-serving-size package 
    sugar-free lemon-flavored gelatin
  • 1 1/2  cups 
    boiling water
  • 1  8  ounce tub 
    light cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2  cup 
    unsweetened pineapple juice
  • 1   cup 
    frozen light whipped dessert topping, thawed
  • 1   4-serving-size package 
    sugar-free raspberry-flavored gelatin
  • 1   4-serving-size package 
    sugar-free cherry-flavored gelatin
  • 2 1/2  cups 
    boiling water
Directions
1.
In a medium bowl, combine lime-flavored gelatin and 2 1/2 cups boiling water; stir until gelatin dissolves. Divide gelatin mixture among sixteen 4- to 6-ounce wine glasses or glass dessert dishes, spooning about 2 tablespoons of the lime gelatin mixture into each glass or dish. (Or pour lime gelatin mixture into a 3-quart rectangular baking dish.) Cover and chill for 1 to 2 hours or until firm.
2.
In a large bowl, combine lemon-flavored gelatin and the 1 1/2 cups boiling water; stir until gelatin dissolves. Whisk in cream cheese until melted and smooth. Stir in pineapple juice. Let stand for 30 minutes. Gently fold in dessert topping. Divide lemon gelatin mixture among wine glasses or dessert dishes, spooning about 3 tablespoons of the lemon gelatin mixture atop green layer in each. (Or carefully pour lemon gelatin mixture over green layer in baking dish.) Cover and chill for 1 to 2 hours or until firm.
3.
In a medium bowl, combine raspberry- and cherry-flavored gelatins and 2 1/2 cups boiling water; stir until gelatin dissolves. Let stand about 1 hour or until cool. Divide red gelatin mixture among wine glasses or dessert dishes, spooning about 2 tablespoons of the red gelatin mixture atop lemon gelatin layer in each. (Or carefully pour red gelatin mixture over the lemon gelatin layer in baking dish.) Cover and chill for 2 to 3 hours or until firm. Makes 16 (1/2-cup) servings.
Make Ahead Tip
  • Make-Ahead Directions: Prepare as directed, except cover and chill for up to 24 hours.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 51, Fat, total (g) 3, chol. (mg) 7, sat. fat (g) 2, carb. (g) 3, fiber (g) 0, pro. (g) 3, sodium (mg) 140, Lean Meat () 0.5, Fat () 0.5, Carb Choice () 0, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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