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Sunshine Salad Recipe

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This recipe for Sunshine Salad, by , is from The Kerr Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Jerry and Joan Kerr
Added: Sunday, July 19, 2009


2 envelopes gelatin
1 cup cold orange juice
cup sugar
tsp. salt
4 Tbsp. lemon juice (approx juice of 2 lemons)
14 oz. can pineapple chunks and juice
10 oz. can mandarin oranges (drained)
1 cup carrots (coarsely grated)
cup celery sliced fairly thin

Sprinkle gelatin over cold orange juice in a sauce pan. Place over low heat, stir constantly until dissolved (approx. 4 minutes).

Remove from heat, stir in sugar, salt and lemon juice.

Drain pineapple chunks, reserving juice. Stir juice into gelatin mixture.

Chill mixture until consistency of unbeaten egg white.

Dice pineapple chunks, stir into chilled mixture along with drained mandarin orange sections, carrots and celery.

Turn into 6 cup bowl or mold. Chill.

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8-10 servings




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