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

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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prep:
30 mins
chill:
6 hrs
total:
6 hrs 30 mins
Servings:
9
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 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.

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  • 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

170 calories; fat 4g; carbohydrates 33g; insoluble fiber 2g; protein 2g; sodium 3mg.
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