Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 10 mins

Old fashioned, this is Grandpa's and is in my Family Recipe Box.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 packages lemon Jell-O gelatin
  • 1 can shoestring beets or 1 can diced beet, reserve juice
  • 1 can crushed pineapple, reserve juice
  • 2 teaspoons vinegar
  • 3 cups water, use juice from beets and pineapple (all together)
  • 1 cup boiling water, to dissolve the jello


  1. Mix as you would any jello salad.
  2. Serves 10.
  3. From the Family Recipe Box, in Grandpa's typewriting.
  4. As with many old recipes, it lacks a bit of detail in the instructions (Use sugar-free jello for diabetic or lowcarb menus).

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