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Cherry Pineapple Delight

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Cherry Pineapple Delight
En Español

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  • Makes: 12 servings

Make this gelatin dessert anytime of the year using canned oranges and pineapple.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups water (boiling)
  • 1 package gelatin (8 serving size, cherry, sugar-free)
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 can pineapple chunks (20 oz., in juice, not drained)
  • 2 cans 11 ounce cans of mandarin orange (in light syrup, drained)
  • 16 ice cubes (large)

Directions

1. Pour boiling water into a large bowl. Add the gelatin and cinnamon to boiling water. Stir for at least 2 minutes until gelatin is completely dissolved.

2. Drain pineapple, reserving the juice. Add enough ice (or cold water) to the juice to measure 1 1/2 cups. Add the gelatin mixture and stir until the ice is completely melted.

3. Refrigerate for about 45 minutes or until the gelatin is slightly thickened (consistency of unbeaten egg white).

4. Reserve 1/4 cup each of the pineapple and orange. Add remaining pineapple and oranges to the gelatin. Pour into 1 1/2 quart serving bowl.

5. Refrigerate for 4 hours or until firm. Garnish with reserved pineapple and oranges.

Source: National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI), Delicious Heart-Healthy Latino Recipes/Platillos latinos sabrosos y saludables

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/2 cup
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 88
Total Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 40 mg
Carbohydrates 22 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Total Sugars 21 g
Added Sugars included 8 g
Protein 1 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 15 mg
Iron 0 mg
Potassium 99 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 88
Total Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
Linoleic Acid 0 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 0 mg
Carbohydrates 22 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Total Sugars 21 g
Added Sugars included 8 g
Protein 1 g
Minerals
Calcium 15 mg
Potassium 99 mg
Sodium 40 mg
Copper 81 mcg
Iron 0 mg
Magnesium 12 mg
Phosphorus 18 mg
Selenium 1 mcg
Zinc 0 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 23 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.1 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 15 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 0 mg
Vitamin K 0 mcg
Folate 5 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.1 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 0 mg
Choline 6 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

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Instead of canned pineapple chunks the recipe was made using smaller canned pineapple tidbets. Some people liked the cinnamon flavor, others did not like it.

The small pineapples Tibets r bttr

U dnt have to put cinnamon if u dnt wnt to , you might not like how it tastes