Lime Jello Cottage Cheese Salad

This is a lovely light salad recipe that is perfect for a summer barbecue but also works well all year on a buffet table. The crunch of the celery and green pepper add another layer of flavor and fresh taste.
  • 1 - 3 ounce package lime jello powder
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1/2 cup cold water
  • 1 teaspoon vinegar or lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • Salt and pepper
  • 3/4 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 1/2 green pepper, chopped

Blend first six ingredients (lime jello powder through salt and pepper) with beater and chill until firm 1" from edge of dish. Turn it into a bowl and beat it until it becomes light and fluffy. Fold in 1 cup cottage cheese, celery, onion and green pepper. Chill fully before serving.

  • Yields: 4 servings
  • Preparation Time: About 2 hours
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