Molded Grapefruit Salad

A molded gelatin salad makes an appearance at many Christmas dinners. This version is full of citrus fruit and pecans.

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Makes:
9 servings
Prep:
30 mins
Chill:
6 hrs
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Molded Grapefruit Salad

Ingredients
4
cups grapefruit sections (9 to 10 grapefruit)
1
cup sugar
2
envelopes unflavored gelatin
3/4
cup cold water
1/2
1
red food coloring (optional)

Directions

  1. In a mixing bowl, combine grapefruit sections and 3/4 cup of the sugar. Set aside. In a small mixing bowl, combine gelatin and 1/2 cup of the cold water. Let stand 5 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan, combine the remaining sugar and remaining cold water. Heat and stir until sugar dissolves. Add gelatin mixture; grapefruit mixture; nuts; and, if desired, food coloring. Cook and stir until sugar is completely dissolved. Pour grapefruit mixture into a 2-quart mold or square baking dish. Cover; chill at least 6 hours. If using mold, unmold salad. Serve with whipped cream, if desired. Garnish with grapefruit peel curls, if desired. Makes 9 servings.

Nutrition Facts

(Molded Grapefruit Salad)
    Per serving:
  • 170 kcal cal.,
  • 4 g fat
  • 3 mg sodium,
  • 33 g carb.,
  • 2 g fiber,
  • 2 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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