Refreshing and Tangy Rhubarb Gelatin Salad

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Refreshing and Tangy Rhubarb Gelatin Salad
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
120 mins
Total Time:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on October 31, 2023

This refreshing and tangy rhubarb gelatin salad is the perfect dessert for any occasion. Made with fresh rhubarb, gelatin, and a few other simple ingredients, this salad is both delicious and easy to make. The combination of sweet and tart flavors will leave your taste buds craving for more. Serve it chilled and enjoy the burst of flavors in every bite. It's a great way to use up rhubarb from your garden and impress your guests with a unique and tasty treat.


  • 4 cups diced rhubarb
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 package (3 ounces) strawberry gelatin
  • 1 can (20 ounces) crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 cup whipped topping


  1. In a saucepan, combine the rhubarb, water, and sugar. Bring to a boil and cook until the rhubarb is tender, about 10 minutes.
  2. Remove from heat and stir in the strawberry gelatin until dissolved. Let it cool to room temperature.
  3. Add the crushed pineapple and walnuts to the cooled rhubarb mixture. Stir well to combine.
  4. Pour the mixture into a 9x13-inch glass dish. Refrigerate until set, about 2 hours.
  5. Once set, top with whipped topping before serving. Garnish with additional chopped walnuts if desired.

Interesting Facts

  • Rhubarb is a vegetable that is often mistaken for a fruit due to its sweet flavor and use in desserts.
  • Rhubarb is a good source of Vitamin K, which helps promote healthy bone growth.
  • The bright red color of rhubarb stalks is an indicator of its ripeness and sweetness.