Watergate salad was something I ate at family gatherings when I was a child. It's that fluffy green pistachio flavored dessert brimming with marshmallows!

Watergate Salad

Course: Desserts
Cuisine: American
Keyword: holiday, potluck, pudding, summer, watergate
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Chill time: 1 hour
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 152 kcal
Author: Amanda Formaro

Watergate salad was something I ate at family gatherings when I was a child. It's that fluffy green pistachio flavored dessert brimming with marshmallows!

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Ingredients

  • 3.4 ounces instant pistachio pudding mix
  • 1 can crushed pineapple 20 oz
  • 1.5 cup Cool Whip non-fat
  • 1/2 cup sweetened flaked coconut
  • 1 cup miniature marshmallows
  • Maraschino cherries and additional marshmallows for garnish optional

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl combine the drained pineapple and the pudding mix. Stir to coat. Add Cool Whip and stir to coat. Add coconut and marshmallows; stir to combine.
  2. If you like, decorate top with cherries and marshmallows. Chill for at least an hour before serving.

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Nutrition Facts
Watergate Salad
Amount Per Serving (0.5 cup)
Calories 152 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2g 3%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 2mg 1%
Sodium 204mg 9%
Potassium 122mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 33g 11%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 29g
Protein 1g 2%
Vitamin A 1.2%
Vitamin C 8.1%
Calcium 2.8%
Iron 1.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.