Exotic Salad With Pineapple Figs Recipe

Step 1

Plan on sliced chicken or turkey or cold pork, the salad mold and Pineapple Figs for an appetizing luncheon. For Pineapple Figs, place about 20 California dried figs in a saucepan with 1 No. 2 can of pineapple juice, 2 slices lemon, and 1 cup sugar. Bring to a boil, lower heat to simmer, cover and cook for 30 minutes. Chill before serving with Exotic Salad.

EXOTIC SALAD: Stir gelatin into hot water and stir until dissolved. Add remaining ingredients. Place in individual molds. Chill. Turn out on salad greens, top with mayonnaise and sprinkling of coconut.

Source: 48 Family Favorites with California Figs Reprinted with the permission of The California Fig Advisory Board Electronic format courtesy of Karen Mintzias

Things You'll Need

  • 2pk Lime-flavored gelatin
  • 1c Boiling water
  • 1c Crushed pineapple
  • -- and its syrup
  • 1/2c Thin-sliced coconut
  • 1/2c Chopped walnut halves
  • -OR- pecan halves

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