Lime juice and peel lend a refreshing tang to this creamy low-fat gelatin salad recipe. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

Diabetic Living Magazine


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  • Drain pears, reserving 2/3 cup juice. Chop pears; set aside. In a medium bowl, combine gelatin and boiling water, stirring until gelatin dissolves. Stir in reserved juice, the lime peel, and lime juice. Cover and chill about 45 minutes or until partially set (the consistency of unbeaten egg whites).

  • In a large bowl, beat cream cheese with an electric mixer on medium speed for 30 seconds; gradually beat in gelatin mixture until combined. Fold in chopped pears. Pour into a 3-1/2- to 4-cup mold. Cover and chill about 4 hours or until firm. Unmold salad onto a serving plate.

Nutrition Facts

82 calories; 0.6 g total fat; 0.3 g saturated fat; 3 mg cholesterol; 246 mg sodium. 137 mg potassium; 12.2 g carbohydrates; 1.2 g fiber; 8 g sugar; 6.4 g protein; 360 IU vitamin a iu; 2 mg vitamin c; 15 mcg folate; 78 mg calcium; 11 mg magnesium;