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Pistachio Salad Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Dottie Lyle

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 carton (16 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed
1 package (3.4 ounces) instant pistachio pudding mix
6 to 7 drops green food coloring, optional
3 cups miniature marshmallows
1 can (20 ounces) crushed pineapple, undrained
1/2 cup chopped pistachios or walnuts
Additional whipped topping, optional

Directions:
Directions:
In a large bowl, combine whipped topping, pudding mix and food coloring if desired. Fold in the marshmallows and pineapple. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Just before serving, top with additional whipped topping if desired, sprinkle with nuts.


Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I like to freeze this and then thaw just a little bit and serve.

 

 

 

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