Lime Cottage Cheese Salad A/K/A "green Gunk"

Recipe by MommaJen
READY IN: 20mins




  • Drain the pineapple very well (if there is any liquid left in the pineapple, the salad won't set up correctly); save the pineapple juice.
  • Add enough water to the reserved pineapple juice to make 2 cups of liquid; place in a saucepan and bring to a boil.
  • Place jello in a large mixing bowl and pour boiling pineapple juice over jello. Stir until fully dissolved.
  • Place bowl in an ice bath for several minutes, then refrigerate until jello reaches honey consistency (DO NOT let it set up firm).
  • While waiting on jello to reach proper consistency, whip whipping cream until peaks form.
  • Also, while waiting on jello, in another bowl, combine cottage cheese, marshmallows, pecans, and pineapple and mix well.
  • When jello reaches proper consistency, remove from refrigerator and whip until light and fluffy and about doubled in size.
  • Fold cottage cheese mixture into jello.
  • Fold whipped cream into jello mixture.
  • Refrigerate for at least one hour, preferably overnight.
  • Refrigerate leftovers (there won't be any!).