Zingy Jello Salad

READY IN: 3hrs 20mins
Recipe by nowasmith

This is a jello salad my mom has made ever since I can remember. I had to rename it for Zaar because we call it green "stuff". Don't be put off by the magic ingredient, it gives the jello a great zing. (Time to make includes cooling of boiled water and cooking time is for allowing jello to set.)

Top Review by Kim61589

This is almost the exact recipe we use for every Thanksgiving and Christmas as it is my sister's favorite. The only difference is I use mayo instead of miracle whip.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Empty both boxes of jello into a large bowl and add boiling water. Stir to dissolve and let cool.(I set in refrigerator for about 10-15 minutes.).
  2. Add Miracle Whip and beat to a smooth consistency.
  3. Add cottage cheese and pineapple with the syrup. Mix and refrigerate until set up.
  4. Note-I have also made this with sugar free jello,1%cottage cheese,lite Miracle Whip, and pineapple in its own juice for a lower sugar/calorie/fat version and it works just as well.

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